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swearing-in

[swair-ing-in] /ˈswɛər ɪŋˈɪn/
noun
1.
an official ceremony where a person takes an oath of office, allegiance, etc.
Origin of swearing-in
1890-1895
1890-95; from verb phrase swear in; see -ing1
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  • I have also to represent the State in a military capacity, at the swearing-in of recruits and the presentation of colours.

    Royal Highness Thomas Mann
  • What interested the audience most was the swearing-in of the deputies.

    The conquest of Rome Matilde Serao
  • I was present at the swearing-in and shortly thereafter the President's plane took off for the Washington area.

    Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • And to-morrow I have to superintend the swearing-in of the Grenadier recruits.

    Royal Highness Thomas Mann
  • And how long after the swearing-in ceremonies did the plane take off for the Washington area?

    Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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