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.

Nearby words

  1. swear on a stack of bibles,
  2. swear out,
  3. swear to,
  4. swear word,
  5. swearing,
  6. swearword,
  7. sweat,
  8. sweat bee,
  9. sweat blood,
  10. sweat bullets

Origin of swearing-in

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

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