Meaning of perjury

per•ju•ry

Pronunciation: (pûr'ju-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the willful giving of false testimony under oath or affirmation, before a competent tribunal, upon a point material to a legal inquiry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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