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oath

noun [C] (PROMISE) 承诺     /əʊθ/ US  /oʊθ/
a promise, especially that you will tell the truth in a law court (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓约,宣誓 Medieval knights took an oath of allegiance/loyalty to their lord. 中世纪骑士宣誓效忠于君主。 The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the oath (= promised to tell the truth). 证人将手放在《圣经》上,起誓要讲真话。 Making and breaking promises and commitmentsCourt cases, orders and decisions
be under/on oath
to have formally promised to tell the truth 已宣誓要讲真话 The judge reminded the witness that she was under oath. 法官提醒证人她宣过誓要据实作证。 Making and breaking promises and commitmentsCourt cases, orders and decisions
(Definition of oath noun (PROMISE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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