affidavit(redirected from The Oath or Affirmation)
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A statement sworn to be true to the best of the maker's knowledge. An affidavit is notarized to prove its authenticity. A person who knowingly makes a false statement in an affidavit is guilty of perjury.
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affidavitA written statement signed by the person making the statement—the affiant—and sworn to as true and accurate.
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