Translation of recognizance in Spanish:

recognizance

Pronunciation: /rɪˈkɑːgnəzəns; rɪˈkɒgnɪzəns/

n

  • [Law] fianza (f) to enter into recognizance constituir* or prestar fianza
    More 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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