Definitions for juratˈdʒʊər æt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ju•ratˈdʒʊər æt(n.)

  1. a certificate on an affidavit showing by whom, when, and before whom it was sworn to.

    Category: Law

  2. a sworn officer; a magistrate.

Origin of jurat:

1400–50; late ME < ML jūrātus sworn man

Wiktionary

  1. jurat(Noun)

    The written statement by a notary public that he or she has administered and witnessed an oath or affirmation.

  2. jurat(Noun)

    The written statement of a person that he or she has declared an oath or affirmation.

  3. jurat(Noun)

    A municipal official in the Cinque Ports or in certain French towns.

  4. jurat(Noun)

    A life magistrate.

  5. Origin: from iurare, present active infinitive of iuro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jurat(noun)

    a person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations in England

  2. Jurat(noun)

    the memorandum or certificate at the end of an asffidavit, or a bill or answer in chancery, showing when, before whom, and (in English practice), where, it was sworn or affirmed

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  1. Jurat

    Jurat is the name given to the clause at the foot of an affidavit showing when, where, and before whom the actual oath was sworn or affirmation was made. In addition, the word can refer to the sworn holders of certain offices.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sworn(adjective)

(of friends, enemies etc) (determined, as if) having taken an oath always to remain so

They are sworn enemies.

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