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[joo r-at] /ˈdʒʊər æt/

Law. a certificate on an affidavit, by the officer, showing by whom, when, and before whom it was sworn to.
a sworn officer; a magistrate; a member of a permanent jury.
(law) a statement at the foot of an affidavit, naming the parties, stating when, where, and before whom it was sworn, etc
(in England) a municipal officer of the Cinque Ports, having a similar position to that of an alderman
(in France and the Channel Islands) a magistrate

“one who has taken an oath,” early 15c. (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Medieval Latin iuratus, literally “sworn man,” noun use of past participle of iurare “to swear” (see jury (n.)).


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