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abjuration

[ab-juh-rey-shuh n] /ˌæb dʒəˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of abjuring.
2.
renunciation upon oath.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < Medieval Latin abjūrātiōn- (stem of abjūrātiō); see abjure, -ate1, -ion
Related forms
nonabjuration, noun
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Word Origin and History for abjuration
n.

mid-15c., from Latin abjurationem (nominative abjuratio) "a denying on oath," noun of action from past participle stem of abjurare (see abjure).

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