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perjury
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 2
1. False swearing.
2. At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent judicial proceeding. By statute the penalties of perjury are imposed on the making of willfully false affirmations.
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