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perjury

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpɜːdʒəri/
the crime of telling a lie in a court of law: The witness was accused of committing perjury.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest peopleCourt cases, orders and decisions
Translations of “perjury”
in Spanish Perjurio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偽證罪…
in Russian лжесвидетельство…
in Turkish mahkemede yalan ifade verme suçu, yalan beyan, yalancı tanıklık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伪证罪…
in Polish krzywoprzysięstwo…
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