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  • on oath — phrasal see under oath * * * on/under ˈoath idiom (law) having made a formal promise to tell the truth in court • Is she prepared to give evidence on oath? • The judge reminded the witness that …   Useful english dictionary

  • oath — [[t]o͟ʊθ[/t]] oaths 1) N COUNT: oft N of n An oath is a formal promise, especially a promise to be loyal to a person or country. → See also Hippocratic oath He took an oath of loyalty to the government... He swore an oath promising to uphold and… …   English dictionary

  • evidence — /ev i deuhns/, n., v., evidenced, evidencing. n. 1. that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. 2. something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence of his fever. 3.… …   Universalium

  • OATH — IN THE BIBLE Definition and Form The truth or inviolability of one s words was commonly attested in ancient Israel by oath – a self curse made in conditional form that went into effect if the condition was fulfilled; e.g., May harm befall me if I …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • oath — Any form of attestation by which a person signifies that he is bound in conscience to perform an act faithfully and truthfully, e.g. President s oath on entering office, Art. II, Sec. 1, U.S.Const. Vaughn v. State, 146 Tex.Cr.R. 586,177 S.W.2d 59 …   Black's law dictionary

  • evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …   Law dictionary

  • evidence — n Evidence, testimony, deposition, affidavit are, in their legal senses, closely related but not synonymous terms. The last three designate forms of evidence, or material submitted to a competent legal tribunal as a means of ascertaining where… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • oath — n 1: a solemn attestation of the truth of one s words or the sincerity of one s intentions; specif: one accompanied by calling upon a deity as a witness 2: a promise (as to perform official duties faithfully) corroborated by an oath compare… …   Law dictionary

  • oath — [əuθ US ouθ] n plural oaths [əuðz US ouðz] [: Old English; Origin: ath] 1.) a formal and very serious promise oath of loyalty/allegiance/obedience etc (to sb) ▪ an oath of allegiance to the Queen swear/take an oath ▪ Servicemen have to swear an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • On the False Embassy — ( Greek: Περὶ τῆς παραπρεσβείας) is the name of two famous judicial orations, both delivered in 343 BC by the prominent Athenian statesmen and fierce opponents, Demosthenes and Aeschines. Contents 1 Historical background 2 The speeches …   Wikipedia

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