Declare+under+oath+or+affirmation

  • 1allege under oath — I verb adjure, assert as true, attest, authenticate, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify, confirm, declare, declare true, depose, give evidence, guarantee, maintain under oath, make solemn affirmation, state, swear, take an oath, vouch, vow II… …

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  • 2Affirmation in law — For other uses, see Affirmation (disambiguation). In law, an affirmation is a solemn declaration allowed to those who conscientiously object to taking an oath. An affirmation has exactly the same legal effect as an oath, but is usually taken to… …

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  • 3Oath of office — Lyndon B. Johnson taking the presidential oath of office in 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government… …

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  • 4Oath of Allegiance (United Kingdom) — King John signing the Magna Carta at Runnymede …

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  • 5oath — Any form of attestation by which a person signifies that he is bound in conscience to perform an act faithfully and truthfully, e.g. President s oath on entering office, Art. II, Sec. 1, U.S.Const. Vaughn v. State, 146 Tex.Cr.R. 586,177 S.W.2d 59 …

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  • 6Oath of Allegiance (New Zealand) — The New Zealand Oath of Allegiance is defined by the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957. All Oaths can be taken in either Māori or English form. It is possible to take a affirmation, which has the same legal effect as an Oath. Contents 1 Oath 2… …

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  • 7Oath of citizenship — An Oath of Citizenship is an oath taken by immigrants that officially naturalizes immigrants into citizens. It is often the final step in this process, and is usually done in a ceremonial capacity. An oath of citizenship is designed to be a… …

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  • 8affirmation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Positive assertion Nouns 1. (positive statement) affirmation, statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, profession, proclamation, manifesto, averment. Informal, say so. See information …

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  • 9affirmation — /af euhr may sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed. 2. the assertion that something exists or is true. 3. something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true. 4. confirmation or …

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  • 10Oath of Allegiance (Canada) — Peter MacKay (left) reciting the Oath of Allegiance, as administered by Kevin G. Lynch (right), Clerk of the Privy Council, and in the presence of Governor General Michaëlle Jean (seated, centre), at Rideau Hall, 14 August 2007 The Canadian Oath… …

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  • 11Qur'an oath controversy of the 110th United States Congress — Ellison s photo op reenactment of his swearing in ceremony with Thomas Jefferson s Quran In mid November 2006 it was reported that Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress (for Minnesota s 5th congressional district) …

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  • 12testify — I. v. n. 1. Depose, state, affirm, declare, bear witness, depone. 2. (Law.) Declare under oath or affirmation. II. v. a. 1. Attest, depose, state, declare, affirm, bear witness to, vouch for, asseverate. 2. (Law.) Declare under oath or …

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  • 13testify — testifier, n. /tes teuh fuy /, v., testified, testifying. v.i. 1. to bear witness; give or afford evidence. 2. Law. to give testimony under oath or solemn affirmation, usually in court. 3. to make solemn declaration. v.t. 4. to bear witness to;… …

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  • 14testify — [c]/ˈtɛstəfaɪ / (say testuhfuy) verb (testified, testifying) –verb (i) 1. to bear witness; give or afford evidence. 2. to make solemn declaration. 3. Law to give testimony under oath or solemn affirmation, usually in court. –verb (t) 4. to bear… …

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  • 15Testify — Tes ti*fy, v. t. 1. To bear witness to; to support the truth of by testimony; to affirm or declare solemny. [1913 Webster] We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness. John iii. 11. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 16testify — tes·ti·fy / tes tə ˌfī/ vb fied, fy·ing [Latin testificari, from testis witness] vi: to make a solemn declaration under oath or affirmation for the purpose of establishing a fact: give testimony vt: to declare in testimony tes·ti·fi·er n Merriam… …

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  • 17affirm — [ə fʉrm′] vt. [ME affermen < OFr affermer < L affirmare, to present as fixed < ad , to + firmare, to make firm < firmus: see FIRM1] 1. to say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true: opposed to DENY 2. to make valid; confirm;… …

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  • 18Testified — Testify Tes ti*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Testified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Testifying}.] [OF. testifier, L. testificari; testis a witness + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}, and cf. {Attest}, {Contest}, {Detest}, {Protest}, {Testament}.] 1. To make …

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  • 19Testify — Tes ti*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Testified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Testifying}.] [OF. testifier, L. testificari; testis a witness + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}, and cf. {Attest}, {Contest}, {Detest}, {Protest}, {Testament}.] 1. To make a… …

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  • 20Testifying — Testify Tes ti*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Testified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Testifying}.] [OF. testifier, L. testificari; testis a witness + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}, and cf. {Attest}, {Contest}, {Detest}, {Protest}, {Testament}.] 1. To make …

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