Definition of avowedly in English:

avowedly

adverb

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

Pronunciation

avowedly

/əˈvaʊɪdli/