- 1 1.1 [Religión/Religion] faith abrazar la fe cristiana to embrace the Christian faith ha perdido la fe she has lost her faith 1.2 (creencia, confianza) faith tener fe en Dios to have faith in God había puesto toda mi fe en ti I had put all my trust in you le tiene una fe ciega he has absolute o/or blind faith in it
- 2 [formal] (testimonio) dar fe de algo to testify to sth doy fe de su honestidad I can testify to o/or vouch for his honesty doy fe de que el documento es auténtico I vouch for the authenticity of the document, I certify that the document is authentic en fe de todo ello [formal] in witness hereof [formal] a fe mía [arcaico/archaic] upon my soul [arcaico/archaic]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.