n pl , -juries (Criminal law) the offence committed by a witness in judicial proceedings who, having been lawfully sworn or having affirmed, wilfully gives false evidence
(C14: from Anglo-French parjurie, from Latin perjurium a false oath; see perjure)
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bearing false witness, false oath, false statement, false swearing, forswearing, giving false testimony, lying under oath, oath breaking, violation of an oath, wilful falsehood
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