administer, an, oath, to

administer, an, oath, to
faire prêter serment, recevoir un serment

English-French legislative terms. 2015.

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  • administer — ad·min·is·ter /əd mi nə stər/ vb is·tered, is·ter·ing vt 1: to manage the affairs of (as a government or agency) 2 a: to direct or supervise the execution, use, or conduct of administer a trust fund b: to settle (an estate) under a court appoin …   Law dictionary

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • oath — n. solemn promise; solemn promise to tell the truth 1) to administer an oath to smb. 2) to put smb. under oath 3) to swear, take an oath 4) to violate an oath 5) a solemn oath 6) a loyalty oath 7) an oath to + inf. (she took an oath to do her… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oath — noun 1 formal promise ADJECTIVE ▪ sacred, solemn ▪ blood ▪ Hippocratic ▪ a doctor s Hippocratic oath ▪ presidential …   Collocations dictionary

  • administer — v. 1)(B) ( to give ) to administer an oath to smb. 2) (d; intr.) to administer to ( to help with ) (to administer to smb. s needs) * * * [əd mɪnɪstə] (B) ( to give ) to administer an oath to smb. (d; intr.) to administer to (to administer to smb …   Combinatory dictionary

  • administer — /ədˈmɪnəstə/ (say uhd minuhstuh), /æd / (say ad ) verb (t) 1. to manage (affairs, a government, etc.); have charge of the execution of: to administer laws. 2. to bring into use or operation; dispense: to administer justice. 3. to make application …   Australian English dictionary

  • administer — ad|min|is|ter [ədˈmınıstə US ər] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: aministrer, from Latin administrare, from ad to + ministrare to serve , from minister; MINISTER1] 1.) [T usually passive] to manage the work or money of a company or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Administer — Ad*min is*ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Administered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Administering}.] [OE. aministren, OF. aministrer, F. administer, fr. L. administrare; ad + ministrare to serve. See {Minister}.] 1. To manage or conduct, as public affairs; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • administer — [ad min′is tər, ədmin′istər] vt. [ME aministren < OFr aministrer < L administrare < ad , to + ministrare, to serve] 1. to manage or direct (the affairs of a government, institution, etc.) 2. to give out or dispense, as punishment or… …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

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