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Definition of the noun abjuration
What does abjuration mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abjurations
- a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of abjuration: recantation / retraction
- more generic words: disavowal / disclaimer = denial of any connection with or knowledge of
- more specific words: climb-down / withdrawal / backdown = a retraction of a previously held position
Alternative definition of the noun abjuration
- 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.
- A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an 'abjuration' of heresy.
Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege..
- also known as 公開棄絕
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Containing the Laws, Customs, & Regulations, Relative to Trade by Joshua Montefiore
ABJURATION is an oath whereby every person in any . office, trust, or employment, abjures the Pretender, and recognizes the right ...
by Bertolt Brecht, Eric Bentley
The abjuration is a spurious piece of self -denunciation. It cries out, Brecht might well have felt, for a real one. And the real one, by all means, suggests the world of Zinoviev, Bukharin, and Rakovsky. However, if this interpretation is valid, ...
Parergon Juris Canonici Anglicani: Or, A Commentary, by Way of Supplement to the Canons and Constitutions of the Church of England. Not Only from the Books of the Canon and Civil Law, But Likewise from the Statute and Common Law of this Realm. ... By John Ayliffe, L.L.D. .. (1734)
by John Ayliffe
an Abjuration is a Divorce between Husband and Wife f.
A Law Dictionary (1708)
or the interpreter of Words and Terms, used either in the Common or Statute Laws of that Part of Great Britain, call'd England; and In Tennres and Iocular Customs : with an Appendix
A banishing, or sendiog away ; as Abjuration is a forlwearingof the Realm for j Lever, so Relegation is raken for a Banishment fora time only, Co. on Lit. sol. 131. IReUgiousmcn, Religiosi, Are such ...
An Encyclopedia of Swearing (2015)
The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes
Abjuration denotes the formal renunciation upon oath of previously held views, particularly the forswearing of heretical opinions. Deriving from Latin abjurare, “to deny,” the term dates from about 1500 and was regrettably common in the ...
by Robert Eden
ABJURATION. A forswearing, or renouncing by oath. Among other things, the term is applied to the disallowing to the Pretender any right to the crown of these kingdoms. Where the error to be renounced is purely religious, it is sufficient to ...
Where the heresy to be abjured is dangerous in its tenets to the State as well as to the Church, as that, for instance, of the Anabaptists of Munster, and that of the Papists, the abjuration is due also to the state. The papal pretensions are so ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
N; * ABJURATION, n- s. [from abjw-e.] ...
by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw
Abjuration of ...
Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill
ABJURATION. [Lat. abjuratio, from abjurare, q. v.] A renunciation or abandonment by, or upon oath ; the taking or making oath to leave a place. Abjuration in this sense, in English law, usually was of the realm, but it might also be of a particular ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
ABIETINE— ABJURATION. ABJ URATORY— ABLEGATE. ard to the coniferous trees included in the Abietese of Lindley, — which see. Abibtine, a-bi'e-tine, a. ( abies, the fir-tree, Lat.) A resinous substance obtained from Strasbnrg turpentine.
Containing Full Definitions of the Prinicipal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill
ABJURATION OF ALLEGIANCE. In political law. A declaration under oath, before a competent authority, ...
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The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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