Translation of statement in Spanish:

statement

Pronunciation: /ˈsteɪtmənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (declaration) declaración (feminine), afirmación (feminine) the poem was seen as a feminist/political statement se interpretó el poema como una proclama feminista/política I think he's trying to make some sort of statement with that hairstyle creo que quiere expresar algo con ese peinado
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    • The report and the accompanying media release and other statements are here.
    • The next day, she released a statement to the media that reaffirmed her testimony.
    • ‘It will therefore serve a better purpose to issue official statements for media consumption,’ Bernama quoted him as saying.
    1.2 countable/numerable (to police, in court) declaración (feminine); (to press) declaración (feminine) to make a statement [Law/Derecho] prestar declaración a statement under oath [Law/Derecho] una declaración bajo juramento
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    • A witness [H] made a statement to the police in which he says [A] admitted to him that he had given your brother heroin.
    • The said witness gave a statement to the police as well as testimony at trial.
    • I reported this to the police and I made a statement describing the events.
    1.3 c and u (exposition) exposición (feminine)
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    • It's not necessarily a warning, it's just a clear statement of fact and principle that we're going after them.
    • We have his clear statements of specific actions to take to make this city a better place.
    • The research questions are answered in sequential order, with a clear statement for each question.
    1.4 [Computing/Informática] instrucción (feminine), sentencia (feminine)
  • 2 countable/numerable (of accounts) informe (masculine) anual
    (bank statement)
    estado (masculine) or extracto (masculine) de cuenta
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    • Always monitor your monthly billing statements and credit reports, and shred any documents that contain personal information.
    • The only exception to this attitude would be that I do check my bank and credit card statements.
    • Ms Smith wants to know how long should she keep her bank and credit card statements for.

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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.