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English definition of “oath”

oath

noun [C]  /oʊθ/ us  

oath noun [C] (PROMISE)

a serious promise that you will tell the truth or that you will do what you have said: Presidents take an oath to uphold the Constitution.

oath noun [C] (RUDE WORD)

literature dated an offensive word, esp. one that uses a name for God
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