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swear

Pronunciation: /sweə(r)/

Translation of swear in French:

vt (prét swore pp, sworn)

  • jurer (to do de faire) to swear sb to secrecy faire jurer le secret à qn

vi (prét swore pp, sworn)

  • 2 (attest) to swear to having done jurer avoir fait

Phrasal verbs

swear by

[fam]
swear by [sth/sb] ne jurer que par [remedy, expert]

swear in

swear in [sb]swear [sb] in faire prêter serment à

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