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swearing-in

[ swair-ing-in ]
/ ˈswɛər ɪŋˈɪn /
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noun
an official ceremony where a person takes an oath of office, allegiance, etc.
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Origin of swearing-in

1890–95; from verb phrase swear in;see -ing1
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