no·​ta·​ri·​za·​tion ˌnō-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce notarization (audio)
: the act, process, or an instance of notarizing
: the notarial certificate appended to a document

Examples of notarization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Epic Games It's been a whirlwind journey of stops and starts, but AppleInsider reports the Epic Game Store for iOS in the European Union has passed Apple's notarization process. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, 8 July 2024 On Friday morning, the Epic Games Newsroom account posted on X, accusing Apple of rejecting the Epic Games Store notarization submission twice because of similarities to Apple’s own App Store. Victoria Feng, NBC News, 6 July 2024 Also, most signers still prefer to do traditional in-person notarizations in the Bronx and lower Westchester over the more expensive remote online notarization process. Voice Of The People, New York Daily News, 20 Apr. 2024 On the relevant documents, the signature blocks were not correct and the paperwork references an online notarization option that was not recognized in Florida until 2020, two years after the alleged notarization, Stowell said. Adrian Sainz, Fortune, 25 May 2024 But online notarization — and therefore, the language mentioning it — wasn't authorized in Florida until 2020. Rachel Treisman, NPR, 21 May 2024 For example, the iPhone maker has built in new safeguards such as notarization of apps. Kate O'Flaherty, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Ensure that all necessary legal requirements, such as notarization or witnessing, are met as per the applicable jurisdiction. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 16 June 2023 Recent federal legislation in the SECURE Notarization Act would deliver the benefits and efficiencies of remote online notarization to Americans nationwide. Roslyn Layton, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of notarization was in 1930

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“Notarization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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