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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of witness in Spanish:

witness2

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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Word of the day anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.