Notorious vs. notarial

notorious = infamous; famous for something bad.

  • A notorious criminal.
  • The canal is notorious for its pollution.
  • He is a notorious drinker and gambler.
  • An area notorious for crime and violence.

notarial = related to the work of a Notary Public(= a type of lawyer who has the authority to see that documents are correctly signed or that they are true copies)

  • The will was duly signed and witnessed, and bore a notarial seal.
  • Notarial services.
  • Notarial fees.
  • Based on the records, two lawyers were suspended from the practice of law and notarial practice.

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