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Определение на английском “oath”

oath

noun [C] uk   /əʊθ/ us    /oʊθ/

oath noun [C] (PROMISE)

a promise, especially that you will tell the truth in a law court: Medieval knights took an oath of allegiance/loyalty to their lord. The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the oath (= promised to tell the truth). be under/on oath to have formally promised to tell the truth: The judge reminded the witness that she was under oath.

oath noun [C] (SWEAR WORD)

old-fashioned an offensive word, especially one that uses a name for God: muttering/mouthing oaths
(Definition of oath from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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