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  • 1 To take oath — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 2 Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …

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  • 3 Oath of office — Lyndon B. Johnson taking the presidential oath of office in 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government… …

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  • 4 OATH — IN THE BIBLE Definition and Form The truth or inviolability of one s words was commonly attested in ancient Israel by oath – a self curse made in conditional form that went into effect if the condition was fulfilled; e.g., May harm befall me if I …

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  • 5 Oath of Citizenship (Canada) — Immigration to Canada This article is part of a series Topics Canadians …

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  • 6 Oath of citizenship (Canada) — The Oath of Citizenship, as established by the Citizenship Act (R.S. 1985), is a statement recited and signed by candidates who wish to become citizens of Canada; upon signing the oath, citizenship is granted. [… …

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  • 7 OATH MORE JUDAICO or JURAMENTUM JUDAEORUM — OATH MORE JUDAICO or JURAMENTUM JUDAEORUM, the form of oath which Jews in the Middle Ages were compelled to take in lawsuits with non Jews. Both the text of the oath and the symbolic ritual involved in taking it were intended to give it the… …

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  • 8 Oath Keepers — is an American nonprofit organization[1] that advocates that its members (current and former U.S. military and law enforcement) uphold the Constitution of the United States should they be ordered to violate it.[2] The Oath Keepers motto is Not On …

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  • 9 Oath of the Horatii — Artist Jacques Louis David Year 1784 Type Oil on canvas Dimensions 326 cm × 420 cm (128  …

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  • 10 Oath of Fëanor —  / Oath of Feanor / Fëanor s Oath / Feanor s Oath    The dooming words of Fëanor and his sons.         They swore an oath which none shall break, and none should take, by the name even of Ilúvatar, calling the Everlasting Dark upon them if they… …

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  • 11 Oath of the Young Guard (Soviet resistance) — Oath of the Young Guard was written in October 1942, when the organization had just 17 members. It was written on a piece of paper by Ivan Zemnukhov. All members took this oath and each candidate should have taken this oath before he or she was… …

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  • 12 Oath of Allegiance (United Kingdom) — King John signing the Magna Carta at Runnymede …

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  • 13 Oath — This article is about promise or a statement of fact. For the village in Somerset, England, see Oath, Somerset. For acronyms, see OATH. Tennis Court Oath by Jacques Louis David …

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  • 14 Oath of Allegiance (Canada) — Peter MacKay (left) reciting the Oath of Allegiance, as administered by Kevin G. Lynch (right), Clerk of the Privy Council, and in the presence of Governor General Michaëlle Jean (seated, centre), at Rideau Hall, 14 August 2007 The Canadian Oath… …

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  • 15 Oath of vengeance — For the 1944 American film directed by Sam Newfield, see Oath of Vengeance. In Mormonism, the oath of vengeance (or law of vengeance) was an oath that was made by participants in the Endowment ritual of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day… …

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  • 16 Oath More Judaico — The Oath More Judaico or Jewish Oath was a special form of oath, accompanied by certain ceremonies and often intentionally humiliating or dangerous, that Jews were required to take in European courts of law until the 20th century. More Judaico is …

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  • 17 oath — Any form of attestation by which a person signifies that he is bound in conscience to perform an act faithfully and truthfully, e.g. President s oath on entering office, Art. II, Sec. 1, U.S.Const. Vaughn v. State, 146 Tex.Cr.R. 586,177 S.W.2d 59 …

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  • 18 Oath of office of the President of the United States — President Ronald Reagan being administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on January 21, 1985. The oath of office of the President of the United States is an oath or …

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  • 19 Oath of citizenship — An Oath of Citizenship is an oath taken by immigrants that officially naturalizes immigrants into citizens. It is often the final step in this process, and is usually done in a ceremonial capacity. An oath of citizenship is designed to be a… …

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  • 20 oath — /ohth/, n., pl. oaths /ohdhz, ohths/. 1. a solemn appeal to a deity, or to some revered person or thing, to witness one s determination to speak the truth, to keep a promise, etc.: to testify upon oath. 2. a statement or promise strengthened by… …

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