Definition of Averments

1. Noun. (plural of averment) ¹



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Definition of Averments

1. averment [n] - See also: averment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Averments

averageable
averaged
averagely
averageness
averagenesses
averages
averaging
avercorn
avered
averievite
avering
avermectin
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avermectins
averment
averments (current term)
averpennies
averpenny
averrable
averral
averrals
averred
averring
averruncate
averruncated
averruncates
averruncation
averruncations
averruncator
averruncators

Literary usage of Averments

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1. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"The averments in a bill in equity regarding tender before suit or the complainant's present readiness to do equity must be definite and certain. ..."

2. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"(o) In criminal proceedings, however, where negative averments usually impute a breach of the law to the defendant, the operation of this rule is sometimes ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps (1815)
"averments A great variety of cases occur in the books with respect to tne necessity of proving averments in pleadings. Immaterial averments need not be ..."

4. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1916)
"... depends on the averments of the petition and not on the truth or falsity of such averments.15 Hence if the petition presented is sufficient on its face, ..."

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