affidavit of verification

: a short affidavit taking oath to the truth of the allegations in an instrument (as a petition or complaint) instead of including the allegations in extenso in a separate affidavit

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affidavit of verification was in 1806

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“Affidavit of verification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affidavit%20of%20verification. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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