affidavit

  • 1 affidavit — af·fi·da·vit /ˌa fə dā vət/ n [Medieval Latin, he/she has pledged faith, third singular perfect of affidare see affiant]: a sworn statement in writing made esp. under oath or on affirmation before an authorized magistrate or officer compare… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 affidavit — [ afidavit ] n. m. • 1773; mot angl. , 3e pers. du parfait de l indic. du lat. médiév. affidare « faire foi, attester » ♦ Dr. Déclaration faite par le porteur étranger de valeurs mobilières, qui lui permet d être affranchi, dans le pays qui… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Affidavit — Af fi*da vit, n. [LL. affidavit he has made oath, perfect tense of affidare. See {Affiance}, {Affy}.] (Law) A sworn statement in writing; a declaration in writing, signed and made upon oath before an authorized magistrate. Bouvier. Burrill. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 affidavit — A statement by a person in which the person states that to the best of his or her knowledge, the facts in question are true. An affidavit is sworn before a Notary, Commissioner for Taking Oaths, lawyer or some other judicial officer who can… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 5 affidavit — (n.) 1590s, from M.L. affidavit, lit. he has stated on oath, third person singular perfective of affidare to trust, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + fidare to trust, from fidus faithful, from fides faith (see FAITH …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 affidávit — (Del lat. mediev. affidavit, pret. de affidāre, declaró bajo juramento). m. Documento legal que sirve como testimonio o declaración jurada ante un tribunal, o como garantía o aval en otros casos …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 7 Affidāvit — (v. lat. affido, in der mittelalterlichen Rechtssprache: ich beschwöre), im engl. Recht eine schriftliche Erklärung, die vor einer autorisierten Person (einem richterlichen Beamten, »Commissioner«, Notar, Konsul) unterzeichnet und deren Inhalt… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Affidavit — Affidāvit (vom mittellat. affido, ich verpflichte meine Treue), in der engl. Rechtssprache Urkunde mit gerichtlich beeidigter Darstellung tatsächlicher Verhältnisse …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Affidavit — (mittelalterl. lat.) im engl. Rechte schriftlicher Eid, geschworen von einer Person, welche das Recht hat, einen Eid abzunehmen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 10 affidavit — (izg. èfidejvit) m DEFINICIJA pravn. pismena izjava data sudu pod zakletvom; afidavit ETIMOLOGIJA engl. ← srlat.: izjavio je pod prisegom …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 11 affidavit — deposition, testimony, *evidence …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 affidavit — [n] written legal declaration affirmation, oath, sworn statement, testimony; concepts 271,318 …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 affidavit — ► NOUN Law ▪ a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court. ORIGIN Latin, he has stated on oath …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 affidavit — [af΄ə dā′vit; ] occas. [, af΄ə dā′vid΄] n. [ML, he has made oath; perf. tense of affidare: see AFFIANCE] Law a written statement made on oath before a notary public or other person authorized to administer oaths …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 Affidavit — An affidavit is a formal sworn statement of fact, signed by the declarant (who is called the affiant or deponent ) and witnessed (as to the veracity of the affiant s signature) by a taker of oaths, such as a notary public. The name is Medieval… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Affidavit — Af|fi|da|vit 〈[ vit] n. 15〉 1. eidesstattliche Erklärung 2. Bürgschaftserklärung für einen Einwanderer [mlat., „er hat versichert“] * * * Affidavit   [englisch, zu mittellateinisch affidare »versichern«, »versprechen«] das, s/ s,    1)… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Affidavit — Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Affidavit », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Un affidavit est un écrit dans lequel on déclare solennellement devant une personne autorisée par la loi, comme un commissaire à… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 affidávit — (Del lat. affidavit, dio fe.) ► sustantivo masculino DERECHO Declaración jurada que hacen los súbditos extranjeros portadores de valores, con el fin de quedar exentos de los impuestos correspondientes. IRREG. en plural también affidávit * * *… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 affidavit — n. (legal) to file an affidavit (the lawyer filed an affidavit on behalf of her client) * * * [ˌæfɪ deɪvɪt] (legal) to file an affidavit (the lawyer filed an affidavit on behalf of her client) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 Affidavit — Ein Affidavit (nach deutschem Recht die Versicherung an Eides statt) entstammt der mittelalterlichen Rechtssprache, herkommend von (Ego) affido „ich verpflichte (meiner Treue nach/getreulich)“. In Ländern, in denen englisches oder verwandtes… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia


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