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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Notario público

Notary public (NOH-tuh-ree PUH-blik)
A person who has a license that gives them the legal power to witness the signing of documents, to certify that documents are real, and to take statements made under oath.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.