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perjury

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɜː.dʒər.i/ us    /ˈpɝː.dʒɚ-/
the crime of telling lies in court when you have promised to tell the truth: She was sentenced to two years in jail for committing perjury.
Translations of “perjury”
in Spanish Perjurio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偽證罪…
in Russian лжесвидетельство…
in Turkish mahkemede yalan ifade verme suçu, yalan beyan, yalancı tanıklık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伪证罪…
in Polish krzywoprzysięstwo…
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