jurat

noun

ju·​rat ˈju̇r-ˌat How to pronounce jurat (audio)
: a certificate added to an affidavit stating when, before whom, and where it was made

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jurat was in 1796

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Cite this Entry

“Jurat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurat. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

jurat

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

short for Latin juratum (est) it has been sworn

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