abjurer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

abjure +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

abjurer (plural abjurers)

  1. One who abjures. [late 18th century][1]

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  1. ^ “abjurer” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 5.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ jurer, borrowed from Latin abiurare.

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abjurer

  1. (transitive, intransitive, very formal) To renounce or abandon solemnly; to abjure.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, religion) To formally renounce one's religious belief; to apostatise.
  3. (obsolete) To reject by oath someone's authority.

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