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swearing-in

[swair-ing-in] /ˈswɛər ɪŋˈɪn/
noun
1.
an official ceremony where a person takes an oath of office, allegiance, etc.
Origin of swearing-in
1890-1895
1890-95; from verb phrase swear in; see -ing1
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