commit perjury

commit perjury
index lie (falsify)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • commit perjury — give false testimony, lie under oath …   English contemporary dictionary

  • induce another to commit perjury — index suborn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • procure another to commit perjury — index suborn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • perjury — per‧ju‧ry [ˈpɜːdʒəri ǁ ˈpɜːr ] noun [uncountable] LAW the crime of telling a lie after promising to tell the truth in a court of law: • A company official committed perjury during the trial. * * * perjury UK US /ˈpɜːdʒəri/ noun [U] ► LAW the… …   Financial and business terms

  • perjury — perjurious /peuhr joor ee euhs/, adj. perjuriously, adv. perjuriousness, n. /perr jeuh ree/, n., pl. perjuries. Law. the willful giving of false testimony under oath or affirmation, before a competent tribunal, upon a point material to a legal… …   Universalium

  • perjury — In criminal law, the willful assertion as to a matter of fact, opinion, belief, or knowledge, made by a witness in a judicial proceeding as part of his evidence, either upon oath or in any form allowed by law to be substituted for an oath,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commit —   Hana, ho okō.   In such phrases as the following, commit is usually not translated: commit perjury, hō ike wahahe e; commit adultery, moekolohe.    ♦ I did not commit myself, a ole i ae, a ole i hō ole; a ole i hō ike i ka mana o …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • perjury — n. to commit perjury …   Combinatory dictionary

  • subornation of perjury — The crime of encouraging, inducing, or assisting another in the commission of perjury, which is knowingly telling an untruth under oath. Example: Lawyer Frank is interviewing a witness in an accident case who says that Frank s client was… …   Law dictionary

  • Subornation of perjury — is a legal term describing the crime of persuading another to commit perjury. [ Garner, Bryan A., Ed., Black s Law Dictionary (7th Ed) (West Group, St. Paul Minnesota, 1999), p. 1440.] It may be applied to an attorney who presents testimony (or… …   Wikipedia

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