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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·jure /əbˈʤʊr/ 動詞
 宣誓棄絕, 放棄

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·jure, v. i. To renounce on oath.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·jure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abjured p. pr. & vb. n. Abjuring ]
 1. To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure allegiance to a prince. To abjure the realm, is to swear to abandon it forever.
 2. To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; as, to abjure errors. “Magic I here abjure.”
 Syn: -- See Renounce.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 abjure
      v : formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually
          under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements
          about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs" [syn: recant,
           forswear, retract, resile]