Definition of apostille in English:

apostille

Pronunciation /ˈapəstiːl//əˈpɒstɪl/

noun

  • A legal certification that makes a document from one country valid in another (provided that both are signatories to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization for Foreign Public Documents)

    ‘she'll need the divorce decree or death certificate for her former spouse, translated into Spanish with an apostille’

Origin

French, ‘marginal note’, from Latin appositum ‘placed, added’ or post illa ‘after those (words)’.

Pronunciation

apostille

/ˈapəstiːl//əˈpɒstɪl/