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Affidavit

Deposition; a pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts, which is written and sworn to in the presence of a person authorised to administer such an oath, such as a notary public (US).
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affidavit

Forensic medicine Deposition; a sworn pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts. See testimony.
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affidavit

(af″ĭ-dā′vit) [L. affidare, to swear an oath]
A voluntary written or printed statement submitted to an officer of the court and whose truthfulness is asserted by an oath or affirmation.
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