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[n] a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion


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\Ab`ju*ra"tion\, n. [L. abjuratio: cf. F. abjuration.]
1. The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
2. A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy. {Oath of abjuration}, an oath asserting the right of the present royal family to the crown of England, and expressly abjuring allegiance to the descendants of the Pretender. --Brande & C.

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