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.
- 2. They were compelled to abjure their faith.
- 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.