abjuration

abjuration

[ab-juh-rey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of abjuring.
2.
renunciation upon oath.

Origin:
1505–15; < Medieval Latin abjūrātiōn- (stem of abjūrātiō); see abjure, -ate1, -ion

nonabjuration, noun
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abjure (əbˈdʒʊə)
 
vb
1.  to renounce or retract, esp formally, solemnly, or under oath
2.  to abstain from or reject
 
[C15: from Old French abjurer or Latin abjurāre to deny on oath]
 
abju'ration
 
n
 
ab'jurer
 
n

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