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

 per·ju·ry /ˈpɝʤəri, ˈpɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·ju·ry n.; pl. Perjuries
 1. False swearing.
 2. Law At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent judicial proceeding.  By statute the penalties of perjury are imposed on the making of willfully false affirmations.
 Note:If a man swear falsely in nonjudicial affidavits, it is made perjury by statute in some jurisdictions in the United States.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : criminal offense of making false statements under oath [syn:
           bearing false witness, lying under oath]