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oath

noun
 
 
/əʊθ/
[C] a formal promise: an oath of allegiance They refused to take an oath of (= to promise) loyalty to the king.Making and breaking promises and commitments
under oath If someone is under oath, they have promised to tell the truth in a law court: He denied under oath that he was involved in the crime.Making and breaking promises and commitmentsLaw courts
Translations of “oath”
in Korean 맹세…
in Arabic قَسْم…
in French serment, juron…
in Turkish söz, yemin, ant…
in Italian giuramento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 承諾, (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓約,宣誓…
in Russian клятва, присяга…
in Polish przysięga…
in Spanish juramento, palabrota…
in Portuguese juramento…
in German der Eid, der Schwur…
in Catalan jurament…
in Japanese 誓約…
in Chinese (Simplified) 承诺, (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓约,宣誓…
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