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English definition of “adjure”

adjure

verb [T + to infinitive]     /əˈdʒʊər/ US  /-ˈdʒʊr/ formal
to ask or order someone to do something: The judge adjured him to answer truthfully.Making appeals and requests
(Definition of adjure verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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