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English definition of “perjure”

perjure

verb     /ˈpɜː.dʒər/ US  /ˈpɝː.dʒɚ/
perjure yourself to tell a lie in a law court, after promising formally to tell the truth: The judge warned the witness not to perjure herself.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people perjured     /-dʒəd/ US  /-dʒɚd/ adjective a perjured testimonyDishonest perjurer     /-dʒər.ər/ US  /-dʒɚ.ɚ/ noun [C]
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