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notaire

noun
  1. (in France) a public official authorized by the state to attest and certify certain legal documents, oversee property transactions, etc
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French
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Examples from the Web for notaire

Historical Examples

  • I must see my lawyer—my notaire, mademoiselle—in the morning, and arrange my affairs.

    The Burglars' Club

    Henry A. Hering

  • Bazot, Notaire Amiens, had an imitation of the old style of armorial plate, with a ribbon on which the dates 1548 and 1848 appear.

    French Book-plates

    Walter Hamilton

  • The notaire, hastening to Cedillo, takes up hastily son manteau et son chapeau.

  • First and most resplendent of them appeared the individual whom Olwen rightly guessed to be the notaire from Bordeaux.