Translation of "oath" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk /əʊθ/ us

[ C ] a formal promise

клятва, присяга
an oath of allegiance
They refused to take an oath of (= to promise) loyalty to the king.
under oath

If someone is under oath, they have promised to tell the truth in a law court.

под присягой
He denied under oath that he was involved in the crime.

(Translation of “oath” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)