Translation of testify in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈtestəfaɪ; ˈtestɪfaɪ/

vi (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 [Law] [formal] prestar declaración, declarar, testificar* to testify to sth declarar or testificar* algo
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    • Indeed, the only witnesses who testified at the trial were the two plaintiffs themselves.
    • All three witnesses have testified that they have not discussed their evidence with each other.
    • The lawyer who is a necessary witness should testify and entrust the conduct of the case to another lawyer.
    1.2 (demonstrate) [formal] to testify to sth atestiguar* algo, ser* testimonio de algo, ser* prueba fehaciente de algo
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    • At every ground there were sell-outs and lock-outs to testify to the greatness of Gallaher's team.
    • The Bulgarian Orthodox Church could also testify to a person's Bulgarian descent.
    • They all testify to your outstanding clinical skills and unparalleled commitment to the welfare of children.


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