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American English: /ˈsteɪtmənt/
British English: /ˈsteɪtm(ə)nt/

Translation of statement in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 countable (declaration) 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
    Example sentences
    • 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 (to police, in court) to make a statement (Law)
    prestar declaración
    a statement under oath (Law)
    una declaración bajo juramento
    Example sentences
    • 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 countable or uncountable (exposition)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
  • 2 countable (of accounts)
    also: bank statement
    estado (masculine) or extracto (masculine) de cuenta
    Example sentences
    • 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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