Meaning of “abjure” in the English Dictionary

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"abjure" in British English

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abjureverb [ T ]

uk /əbˈdʒʊər/ us /əbˈdʒʊr/ formal

to say formally or publicly that you no longer agree with a belief or way of behaving:

He abjured his religion/his life of dissipation.

(Definition of “abjure” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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