meaning of AVERMENT

AVERMENT meaning in General Dictionary

The act of averring or that which is averred affirmation positive assertion

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  • a declaration this is certainly made emphatically (just as if no supporting proof had been necessary)
  • The act of averring, or whatever is averred; affirmation; good assertion.
  • Verification; institution by research.
  • A positive declaration of details; an allegation; an offer to justify or show something alleged.

AVERMENT meaning in Law Dictionary

In pleading. A confident statement of facts, towards debate or inference. 1 Chit. PI. 320. In old pleading. An offer to prove a plea, or pleading. The concluding element of a plea, replication, or other pleading, containing brand-new affirmative matter, in which the party provides or declares himself “ready to verify.”

AVERMENT meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) The work of averring, or that which is averred; affirmation; positive assertion.

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  • (v. t.) Verification; organization by research.
  • (v. t.) A confident statement of realities; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged.

Sentence Examples with the word AVERMENT

Pp. 183-188.) If Moray the righteous could act thus, much more might the murderer Morton perjure himself in his averment that there had been no tampering with the Casket Letters in his custody.

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