abjure

英 [əbˈdʒʊər]      美 [əbˈdʒʊr]
  • vt. 发誓放弃;公开放弃;避免
星级词汇:
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abjure 声明放弃

前缀ab-,离开。词根jure, 发誓,同adjure, 命令发誓讲真话。

abjure (v.)
early 15c., from Middle French abjurer or directly from Latin abiurare "deny on oath," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + iurare "to swear," related to ius (genitive iuris) "law" (see jurist). Related: Abjured; abjuring.
1. The conqueror tried to make the natives abjure their religion.
征服者试著让当地人宣誓放弃他们的宗教.
2. They were compelled to abjure their faith.
他们被迫发誓放弃自己的信仰.
3. Indeed, if many investors abjure the listing , those who hold their noses and take the plunge might make even more money.
当然, 如果许多投资人放弃购买该公司的股份, 那些铤而走险的人也许真的会赚更多的钱.
4. Some of the Roman Emperors tried to make Christians abjure their religion.
有些罗马皇帝试著使基督教徒宣誓放弃他们的宗教.