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abjure vt

[Latin abjurare, from ab- off + jurare to swear]
: renounce
: to disclaim formally or renounce upon oath [solemnly s his allegiance to his former country]
ab·ju·ra·tion [ab-jə-rā-shən]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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