Translation of conviction in Spanish:
noununcountable or countable
- 1 (Law)conviction (
forsomething) with that evidence they managed to secure a convictioncon esas pruebas lograron que se lo/la condenarahe had several previous convictions for thefttenía varias condenas previas por roboExample 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 convictionhabló sin mucha convicción/con profunda conviccióntheir claim carried little convictionsu afirmación era muy poco convincenteshe grew up in the conviction that her father was dead [formal]creció con la convicción de que su padre estaba muertoExample 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?
- 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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