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avouer in English:

1. avow

English word "avouer"(avow) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Vautrin" (Honore de Balzac)
Fiches du livre - "The Jesuits" (Edward Hoare)
Fiches du livre - "Montrose" (Mowbray Morris)
Fiches du livre - "The Female Wits" (Anonymous)
Fiches du livre - "Percy A Tragedy" (Hannah More)

2. confess

I confess that I don't understand.
I must confess
He confessed the truth.
I do plainly and ingenuously confess that I am guilty of corruption, and do renounce all defense. I beseech your Lordships to be merciful to a broken reed.
They also teach that, for great sins, they cannot receive forgiveness unless they confess to their leader.
It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt.
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
Last time I confess my sins on Ester
1. But I'll confess you're very handsome. / 2. I thought I should confess my sins. / 3. If I were tortured, I'd confess to anything. / 4. I am here so you can Mr Pearce confess.
przyznać się (do), przyznać [+ to + doing sth] The man has confessed to stealing the painting. Rawlinson finally confessed to the murder.
Rawlinson finally confessed to the murder.
An important politician should confess to a love affair immediately if he had one and someone blackmailed him by threating to tell the press about it.
The witness recognised him and he finally confessed
I’ll have to confess that I made an exception with this one.

English word "avouer"(confess) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Lucerne" (George Flemwell)
Fiches du livre - "The Changeling" (Walter Besant)
Fiches du livre - "Five Little Plays" (Alfred Sutro)
Fiches du livre - "The House of Souls" (Arthur Mac...
False friends in French 101 - 125

3. to admit

Today however, we have to admit that this historical opportunity has been missed.
he had to admit
I need to admit I was wrong
to admit doing something: He admitted breaking the window.
The police to admit they have no evidence.
I have to admit that I don't like it very much.
It's fine to admit that you're scared
I have to admit that I have a feeling of both hope and despair about this.

English word "avouer"(to admit) occurs in sets:

Agreement and refusal - L'accord et le refus
False friends in French 51 - 75