formal averment

formal averment
index allegation, information (charge), pleading

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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

  • allegation — al·le·ga·tion /ˌa lə gā shən/ n 1: the act of alleging 2 a: a statement not yet proven allegation s in an affidavit b: a statement by a party to a lawsuit of what the party will attempt to prove …   Law dictionary

  • information — in·for·ma·tion n: an instrument containing a formal accusation of a crime that is issued by a prosecuting officer and that serves the same function as an indictment presented by a grand jury compare complaint 2, indictment ◇ About half the states …   Law dictionary

  • pleading — plead·ing n 1 a: one of the formal declarations (as a complaint or answer) exchanged by the parties in a legal proceeding (as a suit) setting forth claims, averments, allegations, denials, or defenses; also: a written document embodying such a… …   Law dictionary

  • Allegation — Al le*ga tion, n. [L. allegatio, fr. allegare, allegatum, to send a message, cite; later, to free by giving reasons; ad + legare to send, commission. Cf. {Allege} and {Adlegation}.] 1. The act of alleging or positively asserting. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affirmation — noun 1) an affirmation of faith Syn: declaration, statement, assertion, proclamation, pronouncement, attestation; oath, avowal, guarantee, pledge; deposition; formal averment, asseveration Ant: denial …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • allegation — noun not one of the allegations against my client has been substantiated Syn: claim, assertion, charge, accusation, declaration, statement, contention, deposition, argument, affirmation, attestation, grievance; formal averment …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • profession — noun 1) his chosen profession of teaching Syn: career, occupation, calling, vocation, métier, line (of work), walk of life, job, business, trade, craft; informal racket 2) a profession of allegiance Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • representation — n 1. depiction, illustration, likeness, semblance, similitude, icon, simulacrum, depict ment; portrait, painting, drawing, engraving, sketch; photograph, daguerreotype, Inf. photo, snapshot, Inf. snap, Inf. candid; X ray, radiogram, fluoroscope;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • affirmation — I noun absolute assertion, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adfirmatio, adjurement, affirmance, approval, assertion, assertory oath, asseveration, attest, attestation, authentication, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation,… …   Law dictionary

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