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[Latin abjurare, from ab- off + jurare to swear]
: to disclaim formally or renounce upon oath [solemnly s his allegiance to his former country]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.