Translation of deposition in Spanish:

deposition

Pronunciation: /ˌdepəˈzɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u [Law/Derecho] deposición (feminine) [formal], declaración (feminine)
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    • That contradicted her sworn deposition, in which she said board members hadn't named what alternatives should be presented to balance evolutionary theory.
    • It tells the plaintiff, in effect, that he or she cannot even force the defendant to answer questions, in deposition or interrogatories, about what exactly occurred.
    • Mr Coppel informed us that neither the transcript of the memorandum interview, the video of it, or any other deposition is available to the Respondent.
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    • In fact, what happens is that on a ‘fast track’ plea, police officers do not prepare statements or depositions at all.
    • Right now, the lawyers are working on pre-trial hearings, depositions, and evidence gathering.
    • Several measures, however, have been allowed to shorten the process, including taking of depositions from potential witnesses while open court is not in session.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Geography/Geografía] sedimentación (feminine)
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    • These chemicals prevented normal calcium deposition during eggshell formation, and caused females to lay thin-shelled eggs that often broke before hatching.
    • Untreated inflammation can result in cataracts, calcium deposition in the cornea, glaucoma and, ultimately, blindness.
    • In a state of the art review article, Chan and colleagues discuss calcium deposition with or without bone formation in the lung.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (of president, dictator) destitución (feminine); (of king) destronamiento (masculine)
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    • At the point when his power to command death and to sustain his own life has been arrested, Richard is divested of the spectacular carapace that encases the body of the monarch, his deposition is a fall into subjectivity.
    • On his deposition Prince Carol Hohenzollen-Sigmaringen was elected.
    • The factional conflict erupted into Civil War which resulted in Henry's deposition in 1461 when Richard's son inaugurated the reign of the House of York as Edward IV.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.