Definition of "avowal"
  1. A confirmed declaration, usually used to record testimony a judge decides is non-admissible in a trial, preserving it for potential review by an appellate court
How to use "avowal" in a sentence
  1. During the trial, the lawyer pushed for an avowal to ensure the testimony was kept on record.
  2. The judge ruled out the evidence, but it was preserved in an avowal.
  3. Despite the jury being unaware of it, the avowal kept all disallowed testimony on record.

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