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Definition of “oath” - Learner’s Dictionary

oath

noun
 
 
/əʊθ/
[C] a formal promise: an oath of allegiance They refused to take an oath of (= to promise) loyalty to the king.Making and breaking promises and commitments
under oath If someone is under oath, they have promised to tell the truth in a law court: He denied under oath that he was involved in the crime.Making and breaking promises and commitmentsLaw courts
(Definition of oath from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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