notarization

noun
no·​ta·​ri·​za·​tion | \ ˌnō-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce notarization (audio) \

Definition of notarization

1 : the act, process, or an instance of notarizing
2 : the notarial certificate appended to a document

Examples of notarization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Orders that made certain business transactions easier also are expiring, including orders allowing remote notarization, witnessing and electronic signing of legal documents. Pamela Wood, baltimoresun.com, 13 Aug. 2021 Many states have enacted laws allowing for virtual notarization particularly during the pandemic. Christine Fletcher, Forbes, 8 June 2021 Stavvy is building software that brings together banks, lenders, borrowers, buyers, and notaries to make transactions more efficient with remote signature and notarization tools. BostonGlobe.com, 24 May 2021 In the meantime, traffic to Zillow’s suite of online tools, which include the ability to create 3-D home tours on a smartphone as well as technology that allows remote signing and remote notarization, points to those numbers holding steady. Debra Kamin, New York Times, 19 Feb. 2021 Mayfield pointed to electronic notarization as a less intrusive option. Kaitlin Lange, The Indianapolis Star, 14 Apr. 2021 States also are trying to lock in pandemic rules that spawned new online services, from document notarization to marijuana sales. Julie Bykowicz, WSJ, 6 Apr. 2021 Invesco Developing Markets Fund led the round and was joined by investors including GIC and Lake Bleu Capital. – Notarize, a Boston, Mass.-based notarization company, raised $130 million in Series D funding. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2021 In the meantime, traffic to Zillow's suite of online tools, which include the ability to create 3D home tours on a smartphone as well as technology that allows remote signing and notarization, points to those numbers holding steady. Debra Kamin New York Times, Star Tribune, 25 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of notarization

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Notarization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/notarization. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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