unsworn


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un·sworn

 (ŭn-swôrn′)
v.
A past participle of unswear.
adj.
Not attested to under oath: an unsworn statement.
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Adj.1.unsworn - not bound by or stated on oathunsworn - not bound by or stated on oath; "the witness stands unsworn"; "unsworn testimony"
sworn - bound by or stated on oath; "now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
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