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abjurer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abjure +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abjurer (plural abjurers)

  1. One who abjures. [late 18th century][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 5

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

ab- +‎ jurer, borrowed from Latin abiurare.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

abjurer

  1. (transitive, intransitive, very formal) To renounce or abandon solemnly; to abjure.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, religion) To formally renounce one's religious belief; to apostatise.
  3. (obsolete) To reject by oath someone's authority.

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