Meaning of “perjure” in the English Dictionary

"perjure" in British English

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perjureverb

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.
perjured
adjective uk /ˈpɜː.dʒəd/ us /ˈpɝː.dʒɚd/

a perjured testimony
perjurer
noun [ C ] uk /ˈpɜː.dʒər.ər/ us /ˈpɝː.dʒɚ.ɚ/

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

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perjureverb [ T ]

us /ˈpɜr·dʒər/ law

to tell a lie in court :

Perjuring yourself is a criminal offense.

(Definition of “perjure” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)