Definition of swearing-in noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsweərɪŋ ˈɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌswerɪŋ ˈɪn//
[uncountable, singular]
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the act of publicly asking somebody to promise to be loyal and perform their duties well when they start a new job, etc. the swearing-in of the new President
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: swearing-in