Definition of 'perjury'
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It is a criminal offence of perjury and it is punishable by imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The disgraced peer could now face perjury charges. The Sun (2007)He previously served two years for perjury and passport fraud. The Sun (2010)He could now face perjury charges. The Sun (2007)He then became a city zoning consultant but was charged with perjury in 1983 although he was acquitted at trial. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Offences included perjury, harassment, theft and indecent exposure. The Sun (2015)He should be brought back from America to answer perjury charges in a British court. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'perjury'
British English: perjury /ˈpɜːdʒərɪ/ NOUN
If someone who is giving evidence in a court of law commits perjury, they lie.
- American English: perjury
- Arabic: الـحِنْثِ بِالْيَمِينِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perjúrio
- Chinese: 伪证
- Croatian: krivokletstvo
- Czech: křivé svědectví
- Danish: mened
- Dutch: meineed
- European Spanish: perjurio
- Finnish: väärä vala
- French: parjure
- German: Meineid
- Greek: ψευδομαρτυρία
- Italian: falsa testimonianza
- Japanese: 偽証
- Korean: 위증죄
- Norwegian: mened
- Polish: krzywoprzysięstwo
- European Portuguese: perjúrio
- Romanian: sperjur
- Russian: лжесвидетельство
- Spanish: perjurio
- Swedish: mened
- Thai: การให้การเท็จ
- Turkish: yalancı şahitlik
- Ukrainian: неправдиве свідчення
- Vietnamese: sự khai man trước tòa
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