One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
As has been asserted, admitted, or stated publicly; openly.‘the article is avowedly a historical analysis’‘the country's first avowedly left-wing president’
- ‘They assume that as postindustrialism has emerged first in their avowedly free-market economy, it is self-evidently a good thing.’
- ‘Reenactment is often avowedly apolitical, purporting not to take a stance vis-a-vis the past.’
- ‘Avowedly inspired by Emerson, Whitman's Leaves of Grass is regarded by some critics as the most revolutionary volume in American poetry.’
- ‘Both books are based largely on photographs by McMillan and are avowedly for the nostalgia market.’
- ‘You produce something that is a long way from what the legislature avowedly intended.’
- ‘The author is avowedly concerned with staying true to the universality of human nature.’
- ‘They were determined to resist the increasing influence of an avowedly reformist state.’
- ‘It is an avowedly revisionist organization whose membership undoubtedly includes many from the extreme right wing.’
- ‘Not surprisingly, the avowedly liberal author was a trenchant critic of the decision to intervene militarily.’
- ‘They are avowedly devoted to the cause of righting what they see as a shocking bias in the western media.’
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