There are 2 translations of witness in Spanish:

witness1

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtnəs; ˈwɪtnɪs/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 [Law] testigo (mf) to call sb as a witness citar a algn como testigo witness for the prosecution/defense testigo de cargo/de la defensa or de descargo (before n) witness stand o (BrE) box estrado (m) 1.2 (to event) to be witness/a witness to sth ser* testigo de algo I was a witness to the incident yo fui testigo del incidente, yo presencié el incidente 1.3 (to contract, signature) testigo (mf) I was a witness at his wedding fui testigo en su boda you'll need a witness to your signature necesitas a alguien que atestigüe tu firma to stand witness atestiguar*, testificar*
  • 2 u (testimony, evidence) to be witness to sth ser* testimonio or prueba de algo, atestiguar* algo to bear witness (in a court of law) atestiguar*, testificar* his manner bears witness to his guilt su actitud es prueba de su culpabilidad to bear false witness [Bib] levantar falsos testimonios in witness whereof [formal] en fe de lo cual [formal]

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There are 2 translations of witness in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1.1 (observe, see) [change/event] ser* testigo de; [crime/accident] presenciar, ser* testigo de, ver* this region is witnessing an unprecedented economic upturn esta región está viviendo una reactivación económica sin precedentes 1.2 (authenticate) [Law] [signature] atestiguar*; [will] atestiguar* la firma de 1.3 (testify) testificar*, atestiguar*

vi

  • 1.1 (testify) to witness to sth dar* fe de algo, atestiguar* algo 1.2 (consider) witness the winter of 1963 piensen en or recuerden el invierno de 1963 she is a very talented writer, as witness her 'Olivia' [formal] es una escritora de gran talento, tal como lo demuestra su 'Olivia'

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