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constat
Pronunciation: /kɔ̃sta/

Translation of constat in English:

nom masculin

  • 1 (procès-verbal)
    certified ou official report
    dresser un constat
    to draw up a report

Compounds

constat amiable

, constat à l'amiable
  • (accident report)

constat d'adultère

  • (Droit)
    record of adultery

constat d'échec

  • [figuré]
    admission of failure
    faire un constat d'échec
    to admit failure

constat d'huissier

  • (Droit)
    bailiff's report

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Cultural Note: Constat

A constat is a report certified by a huissier which can be used as evidence in legal proceedings. In the case of motor accidents, a constat describing the sequence of events is completed by all the parties and forwarded to the insurance companies.

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