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PERJURY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perjury mean? 

PERJURY (noun)
  The noun PERJURY has 1 sense:

1. criminal offense of making false statements under oath

  Familiarity information: PERJURY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERJURY (noun)


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Meaning:

Criminal offense of making false statements under oath

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

bearing false witness; lying under oath; perjury

Hypernyms ("perjury" is a kind of...):

infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour; offence; offense; violation (a crime less serious than a felony)


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