abjure allegiance

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  • Abjure — Ab*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abjuring}.] [L. abjurare to deny upon oath; ab + jurare to swear, fr. jus, juris, right, law; cf. F. abjurer. See {Jury}.] 1. To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abjure — abjuratory, adj. abjurer, n. /ab joor , jerr /, v.t., abjured, abjuring. 1. to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one s errors. 2. to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance. 3.… …   Universalium

  • abjure — verb /əbˈdʒʊə/ a) To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow. To abjure allegiance to a prince. b) To renounce or reject with solemnity; …   Wiktionary

  • abjure — ab•jure [[t]æbˈdʒʊər, ˈdʒɜr[/t]] v. t. jured, jur•ing 1) to repudiate or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant 2) to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance to a country[/ex] 3) to refrain from; avoid • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • abjure — /əbˈdʒuə/ (say uhb joohuh) verb (t) (abjured, abjuring) 1. to renounce or retract; repudiate, especially with solemnity: *she found herself reading to the postponement of some duty and was so shocked that from that day she abjured reading –miles… …   Australian English dictionary

  • abjure — abjure, renounce, forswear, recant, retract are synonymous when they mean to abandon irrevocably and, usually, with solemnity or publicity. Except in the extended senses of abjure, renounce, and forswear they all imply the recall of one’s word.… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abjure — ab·jure /ab ju̇r, əb / vt ab·jured, ab·jur·ing [Latin abjurare, from ab off + jurare to swear]: renounce; specif: to disclaim formally or renounce upon oath solemnly abjure s his allegiance to his former country ab·ju·ra·tion /ˌab jə rā shən/ …   Law dictionary

  • abjure — [ab joor′, əbjoor′] vt. abjured, abjuring [ME abjuren < L abjurare < ab , from, away + jurare, to swear: see JURY1] 1. to give up (rights, allegiance, etc.) under oath; renounce 2. to give up (opinions) publicly; recant abjuration [ab΄jə… …   English World dictionary

  • abjure, adjure — These look alikes are often confused but can be kept straight by concentrating on their prefixes. Ab , a formal element occurring in loan words from Latin, means away from. Abjure suggests putting aside, renouncing, repudiating, giving up. Ad… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Oath of Allegiance (United Kingdom) — King John signing the Magna Carta at Runnymede …   Wikipedia

  • Oath of Allegiance (United States) — The United States Oath of Allegiance (officially referred to as the Oath of Allegiance, 8 C.F.R. Part 337 (2008)) is an oath that must be taken by all immigrants who wish to become United States citizens. The first officially recorded Oaths of… …   Wikipedia

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