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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past participle of swear.
  • adj. Having been asserted as true under oath: sworn statements by witnesses.
  • adj. Bound or empowered by an oath: a sworn official.
  • adj. Avowed: a sworn friend.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Given under oath.
  • v. Past participle of swear

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. of swear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Past participle of swear; as an adjective, bound by or as by an oath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. bound by or as if by an oath
  • adj. bound by or stated on oath

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