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.
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- 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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III. v.68 (338,2) a sworn rioter] A _sworn rioter_ is a man who practises riot, as if he had by an oath made it his duty.
A number of employees of mortgage servicers who signed documents indicating that they had reviewed the accuracy of thousands of foreclosure proceedings have testified in sworn depositions that they didn't actually perform at least some of the reviews.
Already, investigators have obtained in sworn testimony detailed descriptions of what took place inside the foreclosure companies.
Both GMAC and Chase have employed reported robo-signers, who have admitted in sworn depositions to signing as many as 10,000 documents each month without properly reviewing and notarizing them.
Ally (formerly known as GMAC), Bank of America, and JPMorgan have paused foreclosures after employees admitted in sworn depositions they didn't verify information in thousands upon thousands of affidavits they signed.
The answer that waterboarding is torture, given in sworn testimony before Congress, would put him in a bad position if he assumed office.
You didn't lie about it in sworn testimony, which still puts you a notch above Clinton, but you need to go.
I could have sworn from the brimstone taste of my ex that HE was the Prince of Darkness.
Bank of America and other mortgage companies have been under pressure to review their paperwork after employees and contractors said in sworn depositions that, because of the enormous volume, they hadn't had the time to read the documents, much less check them for accuracy.
An employee of Ally's GMAC mortgage unit, Jeffrey Stephan, admitted in sworn depositions that he signed off on 10,000 documents a month without reading them.