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perjury

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpɜːdʒəri/
LAW the crime of telling lies in a court of law: It is thought that he encouraged potential witnesses to commit perjury by lying under oath.
Translations of “perjury”
in Spanish Perjurio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偽證罪…
in Russian лжесвидетельство…
in Turkish mahkemede yalan ifade verme suçu, yalan beyan, yalancı tanıklık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伪证罪…
in Polish krzywoprzysięstwo…
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