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oath

noun [C]  /oʊθ/ us  

oath noun [C] (PROMISE)

a serious promise that you will tell the truth or that you will do what you have said: Presidents take an oath to uphold the Constitution.

oath noun [C] (RUDE WORD)

literature dated an offensive word, esp. one that uses a name for God
Translations of “oath”
in Korean 맹세…
in Arabic قَسْم…
in French serment, juron…
in Turkish söz, yemin, ant…
in Italian giuramento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 承諾, (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓約,宣誓…
in Russian клятва, присяга…
in Polish przysięga…
in Spanish juramento, palabrota…
in Portuguese juramento…
in German der Eid, der Schwur…
in Catalan jurament…
in Japanese 誓約…
in Chinese (Simplified) 承诺, (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓约,宣誓…
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