oath
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oath(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (promise)
a. el juramento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our allies to the north broke their oath to help us.Nuestros aliados del norte rompieron su juramento de prestarnos ayuda.
2. (legal)
a. el juramento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was charged with perjury for lying under oath.Fue acusado de perjurio por mentir bajo juramento.
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(curse)
a. la blasfemia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(against God)
The peasant was sentenced to ten lashes for the oaths he uttered.El campesino fue condenado a diez latigazos por las blasfemias que pronunció.
b. el juramento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(against God)
A rock fell on his foot, and he let out a stream of oaths.Se le cayó una roca encima del pie, y soltó una sarta de juramentos.
c. la palabrota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She shouted all sorts of oaths at him when she learned of his betrayal.Le gritó toda suerte de palabrotas cuando supo de su traición.
d. la grosería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I will not permit you to speak such oaths without consequence.No permitiré que digas semejantes groserías sin consecuencias.
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oath
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pledge)
a. el juramento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
oath of allegiancejuramento de adhesión
to take or swear an oathprestar juramento, jurar
2. (law)
a.
on or under oathbajo juramento
3. (swearword)
a. la juramento m, palabrota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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oath [əʊθ]
noun
oaths (plural) [əʊðz]
1 (solemn promise etc) juramento (m)
under oath on oath bajo juramento
to administer an oath to sb tomar juramento a algn; to break one's oath romper su juramento; to put sb on oath hacer prestar juramento a algn; to swear on (one's) oath jurar; to take the oath prestar juramento; to take an oath that ... jurar que ...; to take an oath of allegiance (Mil) jurar la bandera
2 (swear word) palabrota (f); grosería (f); especially (LAm) lisura (f); (And) (S. Cone) (curse) blasfemia (f); maldición (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "oath"
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oath of allegiance
el juramento de lealtad
full oath of allegiance
todo el juramento de lealtad
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