notary public

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notary public

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.

notary public

n, pl notaries public
(Law) a public official, usually a solicitor, who is legally authorized to administer oaths, attest and certify certain documents, etc

no′tary pub′lic



n., pl. notaries public.
a person authorized to take affidavits, authenticate contracts, etc.
[1490–1500]

notary public

A person who is legally authorized to administer oaths, take affidavits, and witness documents.
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Noun1.notary public - someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositionsnotary 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"
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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