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English definition of “forswear”

forswear

verb [T]     /fɔːˈsweər/ US  /fɔːrˈswer/ (forswore, forsworn) formal
to make a serious decision to stop doing something: to forswear alcoholStop having or doing something
(Definition of forswear verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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