adjurare

To bind one's self by oath.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • adjurare — adjuráre s. f., pl. adjurări Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • adjurer — [ adʒyre ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • ajurer XIIIe; lat. adjurare ♦ Commander ou demander à (qqn) en adressant une adjuration. Je vous adjure de quitter le pays. ⇒ supplier. ● adjurer verbe transitif (latin ecclésiastique adjurare) Prier,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Adjuration — Ad ju*ra tion, n. [L. adjuratio, fr. adjurare: cf. F. adjuration. See {Adjure}.] 1. The act of adjuring; a solemn charging on oath, or under the penalty of a curse; an earnest appeal. [1913 Webster] What an accusation could not effect, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjure — Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a curse;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjured — Adjure Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjuring — Adjure Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjure — transitive verb (adjured; adjuring) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin adjurare, from ad + jurare to swear more at jury Date: 14th century 1. to command solemnly under or as if under oath or penalty of a curse 2. to urge or advise earnestly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • АДЪЮРАЦИЯ — (этим. см. предыд. слово). Принесение клятвы, присяги. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. АДЪЮРАЦИЯ лат. adjuratio, от adjurare, подтверждать клятвою. Принесение клятвы, присяги. Объяснение 25000… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • adjuration — /aj euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. an earnest request; entreaty. 2. a solemn or desperate urging or counseling: an adjuration for all citizens of the beleaguered city to take shelter. [1605 15; < L adjuration (s. of adjuratio), equiv. to adjurat(us), ptp …   Universalium

  • adjure — adjuratory /euh joor euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adjurer, adjuror, n. /euh joor /, v.t., adjured, adjuring. 1. to charge, bind, or command earnestly and solemnly, often under oath or the threat of a penalty. 2. to entreat or request earnestly or… …   Universalium

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