Affirmation vs Averment - What's the difference?

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Affirmation is a synonym of averment.


As nouns the difference between affirmation and averment

is that affirmation is a declaration that something is true; an oath while averment is the act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion.

affirmation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • That which is affirmed; a declaration that something is true.
  • A form of self-forced meditation or repetition; autosuggestion.
  • Synonyms

    * assertion

    Derived terms

    * self-affirmation

    See also

    * (wikipedia "affirmation") ----

    averment

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion.
  • verification; establishment by evidence.
  • A positive statement of facts; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of averring) affirmation, asseveration, assertion, declaration

    References

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