/ˈdʒurət/ (say 'joohruht)

1. Law a certificate on an affidavit, by the officer, showing by whom, when, and before whom it was sworn to.
2. a sworn officer; a magistrate; a member of a permanent jury.
{Medieval Latin jūrātus, literally, one sworn, jūrātum, neuter, that which is sworn, properly past participle of Latin jūrāre swear}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jurat — (through French from mediaeval Latin jurat , he swears, Lat. jurare , to swear) is the name given to that part of an affidavit containing the actual oath or affirmation.In addition, the word can refer to the sworn holders of certain offices.… …   Wikipedia

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  • jurat — (n.) one who has taken an oath, early 15c. (mid 14c. in Anglo French), from M.L. iuratus, lit. sworn man, noun use of pp. of iurare to swear (see JURY (Cf. jury) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • jurat — [joor′at΄] n. [Fr < ML juratus, lit., one sworn < L juratus, pp. of jurare: see JURY1] 1. a municipal officer or magistrate in certain French towns and the Channel Islands 2. [< L juratum, neut. pp. of jurare] Law a statement or… …   English World dictionary

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