The right of the people to be secure
in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches
and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable
cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place
to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
affirmation: something said
to be true, a positive statement
effects: personal belongings
oath: a formal promise or vow
seized: took by force
violated: disobeyed, rule broken
warrants: documents that allow
an officer to make a search, seizure or arrest.