avowed intent

avowed intent

A solemn public promise or pledge toward some goal or achievement. The presidential nominee gave her avowed intent to reform the public school system should she be elected.
See also: intent
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RMT has always been one of our most militant unions, wishes to make the case for nationalisation which would give it even more control and its president Sean Hoyle has declared an avowed intent to bring down "this Tory Government.
This is so, notwithstanding the avowed intent of the members of the Constitutional Commission of 1986 to limit the powers of the President as a reaction to the abuses under the regime of Mr.
It is the avowed intent of the proposed act to champion the public interest towards transparency of the country's fiscal and monetary policies to support the government's mechanisms of check and balance and to enhance congressional oversight of our fiscal and monetary policies on the development directions of our country," he said in his sponsorship speech for the bill.
Neil's avowed intent is to make the Assembly more "combative" and break up the "cosy consensus" of Cardiff Bay.
Instead it's time to examine the avowed intent of the celebration and search for making it a pro-women day.
The Mockingbird Next Door is painfully earnest (the author's avowed intent is 'to honor all that they shared with me') and as sentimental as Tuesdays With Morrie.
It is Coventry University's avowed intent with the help of the council to occupy the city as their campus.
Atlas Mara's avowed intent is to 'create a financial institution that provides leadership, liquidity, access to investors, product innovation, and technology to support economic growth and strengthen financial systems in Africa'.
Their avowed intent is to create a sexist and homophobic Muslim caliphate" Boris Johnson, mayor of London "He's the best Prime Minister we've got" Tory MP David Ruffley, takes a swipe at David Cameron "I have always been a Conservative but that loyalty is wearing very, very thin.
Indeed, worldwide, Peugeot's avowed intent is to be a pilgrim for quality wherever possible but this has hardly led to indecent haste to buy up the prestige 508RXH.
Worldwide, Peugeot's avowed intent is to be a pilgrim to quality but this has hardly led to indecent haste to buy up the prestige 508RXH.
Part of me wonders whether, for all his bluster and defiance on Twitter, he will be struggling to justify to himself the failure of his avowed intent to quell his violent instincts.
Al-Shareef's revelation stands in contrast with the government's avowed intent to use military means to end the SPLM-N rebellion.
In keeping with Republicans' avowed intent to reduce spending, Graves also signaled that he hoped to reduce unnecessary spending and programming.
Davis's avowed intent is to show the diversity of engineering, and the life stories are diverse too.