In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(certify)(fact) atestiguar(fact) dar fe de(signature) autenticar(signature) autorizar
- One has to produce a colour photograph of the family duly attested by the principal of the school.
- Participants must be present at the venue with bona fide certificates attested by their school head master or principals.
- Skaters desirous of taking part in trials should bring their birth certificates duly attested by principals of their respective schools.
- They had no intention to verify or attest the Deceased's signature.
- Once the forms are signed, candidates have them attested by a gazetted officer before submitting them, in bulk, to the electoral registration officer.
2(be proof of)atestiguaravalar
- Regardless of the evidence attesting to the safety of abortion, the idea that abortion constitutes a health risk remains the subject of debate.
- Both public documents and private testimonies attest this fact.
- No certain archaeological evidence exists to attest these invasions, and there is still much uncertainty about the route taken and places visited.
- Scientific evidence attested to the portrait's 17th Century origins.
- Alexander the Great's managerial ability is attested to by his successes.
- Many landmarks attest to the richness of its history.
- Long-distance trade both east and west is well attested, as well as internal commerce in artefacts and foodstuffs.
- The circumstantial evidence all attests to these being excellent translations.
- America's emotional attachment to flags attests the country's penchant for patriotic spectacle.
- Compaq's growth, in particular, is attested by anecdotal evidence from industry.
- Substantial evidence now attests to the extent of doctors' unhappiness with the state of their relationships with managers.
- The existence of a free labour market here is well attested.
- The popularity of hobbies is attested to by the enormous range of specialist hobby magazines one can find on the shelves of any newsagency.
- The image of the human body and its pervasiveness in both thought and literature attest to Alexander Pope's declaration that the only true study of mankind is man himself.
- International empirical evidence attests to the large economy-wide returns from public investment in infrastructure.
- International awards like these attest to the film's universal appeal.
- The fragility of their beliefs is also attested to by how abusive they become when questioned.
- A mass of evidence attests to the instability of unmarried relationships.
3(put on oath)(person) poner bajo juramento
4attested past participle
1(be evidence)to attest to sth — atestiguar algo
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