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for·swear / fôrˈswe(ə)r/ • v. (past -swore ; past part. -sworn ) [tr.] formal agree to give up or do without (something): he would never forswear the religion of his people. ∎  (forswear oneself/be forsworn) swear falsely; commit perjury: I swore that I would lead us safely home and I do not mean to be forsworn.

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FORSWEAR

Incriminal law, to make oath to that which the deponent knows to be untrue. This term is wider in its scope than perjury, for the latter, as a technical term, includes the idea of the oath being taken before a competent court or officer and relating to a material issue, which is not implied by the word forswear.

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forswear

forswear OE. forswerian; see FOR-1, SWEAR.

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