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affidavit (s) (noun), affidavits ) (pl)
A statement made in writing, confirmed by the maker’s oath, and intended to be used as judicial proof about a legal matter: "Mary found out that her affidavit would be a legal document and that she would officially write it and than her statement would have to made under oath before a judge, a notary public, or another person who has legal authority."
"Bill submitted his affidavit to the judge instead of appearing to testify in court."
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Affidavit refers to a voluntary declaration of facts written down and sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths; so, saying "sworn affidavit" is redundant because "affidavit" is already a sworn document.