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(in France) a public official authorized by the state to attest and certify certain legal documents, oversee property transactions, etc
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  • 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.

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