In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(belief) abjurar de formal(claims/activity) renunciar a
- Disappointed in this, they turned in 1650 to Charles II, who signed the Covenant, but then abjured it at his RESTORATION, condemning it as an unlawful oath.
- Thus, Muldrow cannot help but abjure spiritual claims to universal enlightenment.
- He alone of all men must for an uncertain time abjure this field of endeavour, however great his interest.
- In the next few years Campanella found himself in trouble with the Venetian and Roman Inquisitions, abjuring his heresies in Rome in May 1594.
- Just as many modern restaurateurs think you should do without a cruet, some modish winemakers abjure oak, preferring to let the grapes speak for themselves.
- She went on a strict diet of milk products, even abjuring her beloved Mars chocolate bars, and dropped to her present weight of 90 pounds.
- They have ceased to practise, and perhaps even to believe in their faith without abjuring it, like many if not most of us.
- I want to look closely at the first lines of the poem, in which Smith seems to abjure any claim of authority.
- The nineteenth-century elites kept to their strict Protestant ways, abjuring the theater but supporting music.
- After a long and wearisome trial he was condemned on June 22, 1633, solemnly to abjure his scientific creed on bended knees.
- He abjured an inclination to ‘tinker’ with the rate to take account of transient shifts in market conditions.
- An analysis of the institutional politics of the tax depreciation cases also lends support to an explanation why the judiciary abjured precise definition of ‘profits’ for income tax or dividend distribution purposes.
- She becomes a devotee of women's rights, abjures marriage, and founds a university.
- To recant is to withdraw or disavow a declared belief, as in renouncing a philosophy or abjuring fealty to a religion.
- The clear implication is that the Party abjured all forms of violence and acts of terror.
- He eagerly concurs in the prince's vow to abjure the throne and marriage.
- It is at this point when he abjures legal justice that he articulates the notion of a just revenge.
- We were asked first to ‘absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiances and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty.’
- He who votes against the rights of another whatever his religion, colour or sex, thereby abjures his own.
- If only she could abjure art the way she abjured religion and write less self-consciously, the true artist would re-emerge from what is beginning to seem like indefinite hibernation.
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