oath

Definition

A pledge made before a notary public or other officer.

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As the witness took the stand to testify, he was sworn under oath to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

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Cindy made an oath before the court of officials, pledging she would tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

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The oath had been made by the public official which further ensured the quality of work the official would engage in.

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