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oath

noun [C] (PROMISE) 承諾     /əʊθ/ US  /oʊθ/
a promise, especially that you will tell the truth in a law court (尤指法庭上的)誓言,誓約,宣誓 Medieval knights took an oath of allegiance/loyalty to their lord. 中世紀騎士宣誓效忠於君主。 The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the oath (= promised to tell the truth). 證人將手放在《聖經》上,起誓要講真話。 Making and breaking promises and commitmentsCourt cases, orders and decisions
be under/on oath
to have formally promised to tell the truth 已宣誓要講真話 The judge reminded the witness that she was under oath. 法官提醒證人她宣過誓要據實作證。 Making and breaking promises and commitmentsCourt cases, orders and decisions
(Definition of oath noun (PROMISE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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