Definition of 'oath'
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I swore to do so under my oath of office. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new oath of allegiance will be drawn up to be taken by all holders of public office. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The oath of allegiance may be extended to cover civil servants and others working in the public sector, including council workers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)ALL holders of public office will have to swear an oath of allegiance to British values in an attempt to combat extremism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New citizens make an oath of allegiance or affirmation and a pledge to respect the rights, freedoms and laws of the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But lawyers representing the company told the court on oath the photos are not theirs to sell. The Sun (2012)Such duties would be set out in a statute and reinforced by a revised oath of office. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They must know the national anthem and pledge the oath of allegiance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An oath of loyalty and obedience to me. The Broken God (1993)Jury members swear an oath to give a true verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those who refused to take this oath were deemed to have resigned their offices. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)There he released all those with him from their oath of allegiance. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)It could all go horribly wrong if she has to swear an oath in court. The Sun (2011)This is the explicit oath taken voluntarily by all who serve. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He remembers the oath of allegiance he has sworn. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)Jurors could also take a new oath not to research cases. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will shed his military uniform tomorrow and go on to take the oath of office for his third presidential term. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On oath in court, they told conflicting stories. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As in a classic conspiracy narrative, they swear an oath of loyalty. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)She took the oath of allegiance in the Lords yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What price did William pay for your life, for your loyalty sworn by oath? THE WOLF AND THE DOVEHistorically, in criminal and civil procedure facts had to be proved by oral evidence on oath in court and tested by cross-examination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'oath'
British English: oath /əʊθ/ NOUN
An oath is a formal promise.
The soldier took an oath to defend his country.
- American English: oath
- Arabic: قَسَمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: juramento
- Chinese: 誓言
- Croatian: prisega
- Czech: přísaha
- Danish: ed
- Dutch: eed
- European Spanish: juramento
- Finnish: vala
- French: serment
- German: Eid
- Greek: όρκος
- Italian: giuramento
- Japanese: 誓い
- Korean: 서약
- Norwegian: ed
- Polish: przysięga
- European Portuguese: juramento
- Romanian: jurământ
- Russian: клятва
- Spanish: juramento
- Swedish: ed heligt löfte
- Thai: คำปฏิญาณ
- Turkish: yemin
- Ukrainian: присяга
- Vietnamese: lời tuyên thệ
Definition of oath from the Collins English Dictionary
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