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Definition of Perjury


  1. False swearing.
  2. At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent judicial proceeding. By statute the penalties of perjury are imposed on the making of willfully false affirmations.
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Perjury Translations

perjury in French is parjure
perjury in German is Meineid, Meineid, Eidbruch
perjury in Latin is periurium
perjury in Spanish is perjurio
perjury in Swedish is mened