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oath

US [oʊθ]
UK [əʊθ]
  • n.誓言;宣誓;(表示愤怒、惊异等的)咒骂
  • Web誓约;诅咒;卑微的誓言
Plural Form:oaths  
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n.
1.
宣誓;誓言a formal promise to do sth or a formal statement that sth is true
to take/swear an oath of allegiance
宣誓效忠
Before giving evidence, witnesses in court have to take the oath(= promise to tell the truth) .
作证之前,证人必须当庭宣誓据实作证。
2.
(表示愤怒、惊异等的)咒骂,诅咒的话an offensive word or phrase used to express anger, surprise, etc.; a swear word
She heard the sound of breaking glass, followed by a muttered oath.
她听到打碎玻璃的响声,接着是低声的咒骂。

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