Definitions for abjurationˌæb dʒəˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•ju•ra•tionˌæb dʒəˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of abjuring.

  2. renunciation upon oath.

Origin of abjuration:

1505–15; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retraction, abjuration, recantation(noun)

    a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

Wiktionary

  1. abjuration(Noun)

    The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.

  2. abjuration(Noun)

    A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

  3. Origin: * First attested around 1439.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abjuration(noun)

    the act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return

  2. Abjuration(noun)

    a solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy

Freebase

  1. Abjuration

    Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege..

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