aval

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French aval.

Noun[edit]

aval (plural avals)

  1. (finance) A financial guarantee by a third party to assume the burden of a debt, especially a bill of exchange in the event of default.
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  • aval, in Investopedia.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin avus (grandfather).

Adjective[edit]

aval (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Of, related to, or characteristic of a grandparent.
    • 1973, Wilfred T. Neill, Twentieth-Century Indonesia, Columbia University Press (1973), ISBN 0231035470, page 299:
      Sosrodihardjo found it hard to support his children, and the young Sukarno was sent to stay with his grandmother [] Believing that the boy had supernatural powers of healing, she put him to licking the afflicted parts of ailing villagers, and decided that he would be a clairvoyant. But alas for aval ambitions; Sukarno turned out to be a visionary of quite a different sort.
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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ablu-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eph₃ol- (apple).

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aval m

  1. apple

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ablu-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eph₃ol- (apple).

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aval m (plural avalow)

  1. apple

French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From à + val.

Noun[edit]

aval m (uncountable)

  1. downstream area, lower reaches (of river)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably an abbreviation of à valoir.

Noun[edit]

aval m (plural avals)

  1. approval, endorsement

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aval m (plural avais)

  1. permit (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French aval.

Noun[edit]

aval m (plural avales)

  1. endorsement
  2. countersignature

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