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"sworn" in American English

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swornadjective

 us   /swɔrn, swoʊrn/
Sworn ​enemies are ​people who are ​completelyopposed to each other.

sworn

 us   /swɔrn, swoʊrn/
past participle ofswear; ​formally or ​officiallystated to be ​true: He was ​asked to give a sworn ​statement (= ​statementformally and ​officiallystated as ​true) for the ​trial.
(Definition of sworn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"sworn" in British English

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swornverb

uk   /swɔːn/  us   /swɔːrn/
past participle of swear

swornadjective [before noun]

uk   /swɔːn/  us   /swɔːrn/
formally and ​officiallystated as being ​true: a sworn ​testimony
(Definition of sworn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sworn" in Business English

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swornadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /swɔːn/ LAW
formally and ​officiallystated to be ​true: Investigators took sworn ​statements from a ​number of ​employees.
(Definition of sworn from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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