sworn
past participle of swear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sworn — Sworn, p. p. of {Swear}. [1913 Webster] {Sworn brothers}, originally, companions in arms who took an oath to share together good and bad fortune; hence, faithful friends. {Sworn enemies}, determined or irreconcilable enemies. {Sworn friends},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sworn — Allgemeine Informationen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sworn — UK US /swɔːn/ adjective [before noun] LAW ► formally and officially stated to be true: »Investigators took sworn statements from a number of employees …   Financial and business terms

  • sworn — past participle of SWEAR(Cf. ↑swearer). ► ADJECTIVE 1) given under oath. 2) determined to remain the specified thing: sworn enemies …   English terms dictionary

  • sworn — [swôrn] vi., vt. pp. of SWEAR adj. bound, pledged, promised, etc. by or as by an oath …   English World dictionary

  • sworn — index agreed (promised) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sworn — sworn1 [ swɔrn ] adjective 1. ) made or given by someone who promises that everything they are going to say is true: sworn testimony The committee has begun taking sworn statements from people involved in this matter. 2. ) sworn enemies or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sworn — [[t]swɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] 1) Sworn is the past participle of swear. 2) ADJ: ADJ n If you make a sworn statement or declaration, you swear that everything that you have said in it is true. The allegations against them were made in sworn evidence to the… …   English dictionary

  • sworn — sworn1 [swo:n US swo:rn] the past participle of ↑swear sworn 2 sworn2 adj 1.) sworn enemies two people or groups of people who will always hate each other 2.) sworn statement/evidence/testimony etc a statement etc that someone makes after… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sworn — man·sworn; sworn; un·sworn; …   English syllables

  • sworn — I UK [swɔː(r)n] / US [swɔrn] adjective 1) made or given by someone who promises that everything they are going to say is true sworn testimony The committee has begun taking sworn statements from people involved in this matter. 2) sworn enemies or …   English dictionary

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