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English definition of “perjure”


verb uk   /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
adjective uk   /-dʒəd/ us    /-dʒɚd/
a perjured testimonyDishonest
noun [C] uk   /-dʒər.ər/ us    /-dʒɚ.ɚ/
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