sworn

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sworen, isworen, from Old English sworen, ġesworen, from Proto-West Germanic *swaran, *giswaran, from Proto-Germanic *swaranaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *swarjaną (to swear), equivalent to swear +‎ -en.

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Verb[edit]

sworn

  1. past participle of swear

Adjective[edit]

sworn (not comparable)

  1. Given or declared under oath.
    His sworn statement convinced the judge.
  2. Bound as though by an oath.
  3. Ardent, devout.
    a sworn foe
    a sworn socialist

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