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sworn

[ swawrn, swohrn ]
/ swɔrn, swoʊrn /
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verb

past participle of swear.

adjective

having taken an oath: a duly elected and sworn official.
bound by or as if by an oath or pledge.
avowed; affirmed: He is my sworn enemy.

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British Dictionary definitions for sworn

sworn
/ (swɔːn) /

verb

the past participle of swear

adjective

bound, pledged, or made inveterate, by or as if by an oatha sworn statement; he was sworn to God
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