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recognizance

Pronunciation: /rɪˈkɑːgnəzəns; rɪˈkɒgnɪzəns/

Translation of recognizance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Law/Derecho] fianza (feminine) to enter into recognizance constituir* or prestar fianza
    Example sentences
    • She failed to comply with the terms of her release by failing to comply with the conditions of her recognizance.
    • It records that he has an extensive criminal record, including threats, numerous failures to comply with recognizances and probation orders and three failures to appear.
    • He was arrested for violating the terms of his recognizance.

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