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American English: /kənˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/
British English: /kənˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of conviction in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (Law)conviction (for something) with that evidence they managed to secure a conviction
    con esas pruebas lograron que se lo/la condenara
    he had several previous convictions for theft
    tenía varias condenas previas por robo
    Example sentences
    • The Court of Criminal Appeal quashed the conviction for murder and substituted one of manslaughter.
    • The fact that a claimant has convictions for offences of dishonesty does not mean that a jury must disbelieve him.
    • At an early stage the jury were told of the appellant's previous convictions.
  • 2 (certainty, strong belief) he spoke without much conviction/from deep conviction
    habló sin mucha convicción/con profunda convicción
    their claim carried little conviction
    su afirmación era muy poco convincente
    she grew up in the conviction that her father was dead [formal]
    creció con la convicción de que su padre estaba muerto
    Example sentences
    • This afternoon I have tried to set before you some of my most deeply held convictions and beliefs.
    • There is no reason why a BBC journalist should not have political convictions.
    • And yet how can I turn away from my faith in God, my political convictions, my gender?
    Example sentences
    • The boy's voice lacked much conviction but worse than that he sounded as if he were about to cry.
    • Kathy said but there was a lack of conviction in her voice now and I smiled inwardly.
    • If you agree with me, then stand up with conviction for what we believe in and fight for it.
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