Meaning of “notary” in the English Dictionary

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"notary" in British English

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notarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnəʊ.tər.i/ us /ˈnoʊ.t̬ɚ.i/ also notary public specialized

an official who has the legal authority to say that documents are correctly signed or true or to make an oath (= promise) official:

This agreement was drawn up and verified by a notary.

(Definition of “notary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)