Translation of warrant in Spanish:

warrant

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrənt; ˈwɒrənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (written authorization) [Law/Derecho] orden (feminine) judicial
    (search warrant)
    orden (feminine) de registro or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) de allanamiento a warrant was issued for his arrest se expidió una orden de arresto or de detención en su contra, se ordenó su arresto or detención
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    • On receipt of the authority to proceed the metropolitan magistrate may issue a warrant for the arrest of the person specified.
    • He then failed to answer a summons from the examining magistrate, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on 28th January 1997.
    • Police issued an arrest warrant for bigamy and John, who now lives on the Isle of Man, turned himself in last week.
    1.2 countable/numerable (voucher) vale (masculine); [Finance] warrant (masculine), derecho (masculine) de suscripción de nuevas acciones
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    • These warrants entitle the holders to sell shares of the common stock to the Company on certain dates at specified prices.
    • While it's not required that the government receive warrants in return, that's one suggestion to compensate it for the credit risks being taken.
    • In a card of this type, the issuer warrants to the payee that a cheque, drawn by the card-holder for not more than a stated maximum amount, will be paid on presentment.
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    • Other things being equal, for every €1 fall in the share price, the warrant price falls by five times more.
    • Based on the current warrant and share price, the warrant gives gearing of 1.8 times.
    • The buyers negotiate favorable terms, such as price discounts or warrants to receive additional shares should the stock hit a target price.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (justification) [formal] justificación (feminine)
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    • There is no warrant for the claim that he became anti-Christian or antireligious after coming to power.
    • There is as yet no warrant for ruling out an arithmetical set that is not decidable, or for ruling out a decidable set that is not arithmetical.
    • There can be no warrant for the cold-blooded execution of a surrendered terrorist.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (justify) justificar* the case warrants/does not warrant further investigation el caso merece/no merece que se continúe con la investigación
  • 2 2.1 (assure) [formal] garantizar*, asegurar I'll warrant you (that) they'll accept te garantizo or te aseguro que van a aceptar he'll be back, I warrant you volverá, te lo garantizo or te lo aseguro 2.2 (guarantee) (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) garantizar* these goods are warranted for one year estos productos están garantizados por un año or tienen un año de garantía

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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.