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n. pl. no·ta·ries
A notary public.
[Middle English notarie, from Old French notaire, notarie, from Latin notārius, relating to shorthand, shorthand writer, from nota, mark; see note.]
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n, pl -ries
1. (Law) a notary public
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a clerk licensed to prepare legal documents
3. archaic a clerk or secretary
[C14: from Latin notārius clerk, from nota a mark, note]
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no•ta•ry(ˈnoʊ tə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
2. Obs. a clerk or secretary.
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|Noun||1.||notary - 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"
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