notary public(redirected from Commissioner of oaths)
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n. pl. notaries public Abbr. NP
A person legally empowered to witness and authenticate documents, administer oaths, take affidavits and depositions, and engage in other activities established by local law.
n, pl notaries public
(Law) a public official, usually a solicitor, who is legally authorized to administer oaths, attest and certify certain documents, etc
n., pl. notaries public.
a person authorized to take affidavits, authenticate contracts, etc.
A person who is legally authorized to administer oaths, take affidavits, and witness documents.
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|Noun||1.||notary public - someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"