affidavit affidavit  /ˌæ fə ˈdeɪ vət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

Usage(s):

  1. Do you admit or deny that you viewed a copy of the affidavit executed by Monica Lewinsky on January 7, 1998, in the case of Jones v.
  2. Armed with a rifle, Mishra visited the boys and got them to sign an affidavit admitting they committed fraud and had no claim to the land.
  3. In an affidavit, LeMay, who is white, also charged that racism played a large part in the deliberations.

News

  1. Affidavit: Emmett church fires hid burglaries

    The two suspects who were arrested in connection with the Emmett church fires lived just a short walk from the churches. Police found items stolen from the churches at the men's home, according to an affidavit.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Idaho Statesman

  2. Affidavit: Maine Murder Suspect Groped Victim

    Affidavit: Maine murder suspect groped teenage victim night before she disappeared        
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Affidavit ballot once rejected now accepted

    In day two of the affidavit count, election officials were met with a big surprise this morning after it was discovered affidavit ballots were left overnight in an open vault inside an unlocked City Hall.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Hattiesburg American

Quotes

  1. "There were several facts that I was not given the opportunity to make during my testimony," Burris said in a statement provided to FOX News. "I voluntarily submitted an affidavit so everything was transparent."
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Roland Burris Source: FOXNews

  2. "Obviously the person who filed this affidavit is someone who tried unsuccessfully to defeat me in the political process," Nifong told The Associated Press in an interview Friday. "Now that the voters have chosen someone other than who she...
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Mike Nifong Source: Washington Post

  3. "I'd like to answer it to the best of my ability," Russert said. "This is a very simple question. Either it's in the affidavit or it's not?"
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Tim Russert Source: International Herald Tribune

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