jurat

noun
ju·​rat | \ ˈju̇r-ˌat How to pronounce jurat (audio) \

Definition of jurat

: a certificate added to an affidavit stating when, before whom, and where it was made

First Known Use of jurat

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jurat

short for Latin juratum (est) it has been sworn, 3rd singular perfect passive of jurare to swear — more at jury

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“Jurat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurat. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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jurat

noun
ju·​rat | \ ˈju̇r-ət, -ˌat How to pronounce jurat (audio) \

Legal Definition of jurat

: a certification added to an affidavit stating when, before whom, and where the affidavit was made

History and Etymology for jurat

short for Latin juratum (est) it has been sworn

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