averment

  • 1 averment — I noun adjuration, adjurement, affirmance, affirmation, announcement, assertion, assertment, assertory oath, asseveration, attest, attestation, avouchment, avowal, confirmation, declaration, formulation, instrument in proof, positive declaration …

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  • 2 Averment — A*ver ment, n. [Cf. OF. averement, LL. averamentum. See {Aver}, v. t.] 1. The act of averring, or that which is averred; affirmation; positive assertion. [1913 Webster] Signally has this averment received illustration in the course of recent… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 averment — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of averring 2. something that is averred ; affirmation …

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  • 4 averment — /euh verr meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of averring. 2. a positive statement. [1400 50; late ME averrement < MF. See AVER, MENT] * * * …

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  • 5 averment — noun a) The act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion. b) verification; establishment by evidence. Syn: affirmation, asseveration, assertion, declaration …

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  • 6 averment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, claim, declaration, statement. See AFFIRM …

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  • 7 averment — a·ver·ment || É™ vɜːmÉ™nt n. affirmation; proof; declaration …

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  • 8 averment — [ə və:m(ə)nt] noun formal an affirmation or allegation. ↘Law a formal statement including an offer of proof or substantiation …

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  • 9 averment — n. Affirmation, declaration, assertion, remark, asseveration, protestation, avowal, word. See aver …

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  • 10 averment — n 1. affirmation, asservation, avowal, avouchment, profession, protestation; certification, attestation, guarantee. 2. assertion, declaration, pronouncement, statement, deposition, allegation; word, remark …

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  • 11 averment — aver·ment …

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  • 12 averment — a•ver•ment [[t]əˈvɜr mənt[/t]] n. 1) the act of averring 2) a positive statement • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME averrement < MF. See aver, ment …

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  • 13 averment — /əˈvɜmənt/ (say uh vermuhnt) noun 1. the act of averring. 2. a positive statement. 3. Law an allegation …

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  • 14 averment — /avarmant/ In pleading, to allege or assert positively. All averments in pleadings are required to be simple, concise, and direct. Fed.R. Civil P. 8(e). In old pleading, an offer to prove a plea, or pleading. The concluding part of a plea,… …

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  • 15 averment — /avarmant/ In pleading, to allege or assert positively. All averments in pleadings are required to be simple, concise, and direct. Fed.R. Civil P. 8(e). In old pleading, an offer to prove a plea, or pleading. The concluding part of a plea,… …

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  • 16 averment — An allegation …

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  • 17 averment — n. a positive statement; an affirmation, esp. Law one with an offer of proof. Etymology: ME f. AF, OF aver(r)ement (as AVER, MENT) …

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  • 18 averment on information and belief — An allegation in a pleading which states that the pleader is informed and believes the facts stated to be true, instead of making a direct statement of such facts. 41 Am J1st Plead § 40 …

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  • 19 negative averment — neg·a·tive averment n: a negative statement or allegation (as in a pleading) that constitutes a statement of fact and that must be proved by the party making it a negative averment alleging that the plaintiff did not have the capacity to sue… …

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  • 20 earnest averment — index surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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