Simple Definition of affidavit
law : a written report which is signed by a person who promises that the information is true
Full Definition of affidavit
: a sworn statement in writing made especially under oath or on affirmation before an authorized magistrate or officer
Examples of affidavit
We have a signed affidavit stating that the two men were seen entering the building.
Origin of affidavit
Medieval Latin, he has made an oath, from affidare
First Known Use: 1593
AFFIDAVIT Defined for Kids
Definition of affidavit
: a written statement signed by a person who swears that the information is true
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