Adjective "affidavits" definition and examples

(Affidavits may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌafɪˈdeɪvɪt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court.
  1. 'Although late in delivering the affidavits of documents the affidavits have now been delivered.'
  2. 'Put another way, it is the content of his affidavit or statement which determines the assertion.'
  3. 'Would you read onto the record the affidavits that contain the evidentiary material that is before us?'

More definitions

1. a written declaration upon oath made before an authorized official.

More examples(as adjective)

"addings can be affidavits."

"attestings can be affidavits."

Origin

(affidavit)Mid 16th century: from medieval Latin, literally ‘he has stated on oath’, from affidare.