(in full notary public)
Definition of notary in English:
noun (plural notaries)
A person authorized to perform certain legal formalities, especially to draw up or certify contracts, deeds, and other documents for use in other jurisdictions.
- It was drawn up by a notary and was a binding contract.
- These would be produced - to much hilarity - to notaries when signing legal documents and on other official occasions.
- The heart of their study is a large sample of loan contracts drawn by Parisian notaries.
Middle English (in the sense 'clerk or secretary'): from Latin notarius 'secretary', from nota 'mark'.
- Example sentences
- That the appellant notary acted in accordance with the then general notarial practice does not seem to be contested.
- The notarial deeds provided by the notary public offices in Shanghai are accepted in over 100 countries, which shows that local notaries' work is highly accurate.
- Given the vast amount of notarial records, the authors focused on 10 notaries at roughly ten-year increments.
Definition of notary in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan