Notary



[noh-tuh-ree] /ˈnoʊ tə ri/

noun, plural notaries.
1.
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/ˈnəʊtərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a notary public
2.
(formerly) a clerk licensed to prepare legal documents
3.
(archaic) a clerk or secretary
n.

c.1300, “clerk, secretary,” from Old French notarie “scribe, clerk, secretary” (12c.) and directly from Latin notarius “shorthand writer, clerk, secretary,” from notare, “to note,” from nota “shorthand character, letter, note” (see note (v.)). Meaning “person authorized to attest contracts, etc.” is from mid-14c.; especially in notary public (late 15c.), which has the French order of subject-adjective. Related: Notarial.

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    [noh-teyt] /ˈnoʊ teɪt/ verb (used with object), notated, notating. 1. to , mark, or set down in a system of : The book describes how to notate music for instruments and voice. /nəʊˈteɪt/ verb 1. to write (esp music) in notation v. 1922, from Latin notatus, past participle of notare (see note (v.)). Related: Notated; […]

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