abjuration

abjuration
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act or process of abjuring 2. an oath of abjuring

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  • abjuration — [ abʒyrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1492; lat. abjuratio ♦ Action d abjurer. ⇒ apostasie. L abjuration d Henri IV, de la religion protestante par Henri IV. ● abjuration nom féminin (latin ecclésiastique abjuratio, reniement) Action d abjurer une religion, une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Abjuration — • A denial, disavowal, or renunciation under oath Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abjuration     Abjuration     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • abjuration — I verb abandonment, defection, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disownment, forswearing, recall, recantation, rejection, renouncement, renunciation, repudiation, retraction, revocation, revokement… …   Law dictionary

  • Abjuration — Ab ju*ra tion, n. [L. abjuratio: cf. F. abjuration.] 1. The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abjuration — Abjuration. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on abjure. Abjuration publique, solemnelle. il fit son abjuration entre les mains de l Evesque. abjuration de l heresie. recevoir l abjuration de quelqu un …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Abjuration — (lat.), Abschwörung; Abjurationseid (Oath of abjuration), seit Wilhelm III. engl. Beamteneid zur Anerkennung der staatsrechtlich festgestellten Erbfolge …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abjuration — Abjuration, s. Abschwörung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abjuration — Abjuration, Abschwörung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • abjuration — (n.) mid 15c., from L. abjurationem (nom. abjuratio) a denying on oath, noun of action from pp. stem of abjurare (see ABJURE (Cf. abjure)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • abjuration — (ab ju ra sion) s. f. Action d abjurer, se dit et de celui qui abjure et de la chose abjurée. L abjuration de Henri IV. L abjuration du calvinisme par ce prince. L abjuration du christianisme par Porphyre. L abjuration qu il fit de ses plus… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Abjuration — For the Dungeons and Dragons Spell School, see Magic of Dungeons Dragons#Arcane magic. Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege. (It …   Wikipedia

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