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endorsement

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɔːrsmənt; ɪnˈdɔːsmənt/

Translation of endorsement in Spanish:

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  • 3 (on driving licence) (British English/inglés británico) anotación (feminine) ([ de una infracción de tráfico ])
    Example sentences
    • And it will not reconsider any penalties or driving licence endorsements already imposed
    • This year the Department for Transport is expected to toughen the sentence to make the offence subject to an endorsement of three penalty points and a 60 pounds sterling fixed penalty.
    • He said he had three endorsements on his driving licence for speeding in 1993, 1997 and 1998 for which he received a fixed-penalty fine.

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