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noun [countable] oath pronunciation in British English /əʊθ/
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  1. 1
    a formal promise, especially one made in a court of law

    an oath of loyalty

    take/swear an oath:

    Even today, all new American citizens officially take an oath of allegiance.

  2. 2
    old-fashioned something offensive that you say when you are angry


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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