Translation of attest in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈtest/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (certify) [fact] atestiguar*, dar* fe de; [signature] autenticar*, autorizar* 1.2 (be proof of) atestiguar*, avalar 1.3 (put on oath) [person] poner* bajo juramento
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    • Skaters desirous of taking part in trials should bring their birth certificates duly attested by principals of their respective schools.
    • They had no intention to verify or attest the Deceased's signature.
    • Participants must be present at the venue with bona fide certificates attested by their school head master or principals.
    (attested past participle of/participio pasado de)
    (British English/inglés británico) certificado [ (libre de enfermedades etc) ]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (be evidence) to attest to sth dar* fe de algo, atestiguar* algo
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    • Compaq's growth, in particular, is attested by anecdotal evidence from industry.
    • Substantial evidence now attests to the extent of doctors' unhappiness with the state of their relationships with managers.
    • No certain archaeological evidence exists to attest these invasions, and there is still much uncertainty about the route taken and places visited.

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