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notary

no·ta·ry

notary

pronunciation:
no t ri
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: notaries
definition: one who has the legal authority to authenticate contracts, affidavits, and other documents by witnessing signatures and signing in turn; notary public.
The application for guardianship must be signed by a notary before it can be submitted to the court.
derivation: notaryship (n.)
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The word notary contains the following part:
not Latin root that means mark