Translation of conviction in Spanish:

conviction

condena, n.

Pronunciation: /kənˈvɪkʃ(ə)n//kənˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    Law
    condena feminine
    conviction for sth condena por algo
    • with that evidence they managed to secure a conviction con esas pruebas lograron que se lo/la condenara
    • he had several previous convictions for theft tenía varias condenas previas por robo
    • The Court of Criminal Appeal quashed the conviction for murder and substituted one of manslaughter.
    • What is sought now to be done is to ask the court to overturn a conviction because he made a decision not to call evidence.
    • The fact that a claimant has convictions for offences of dishonesty does not mean that a jury must disbelieve him.
    • They were aware of his previous convictions and he was cross-examined accordingly.
    • A conviction for that offence could not in any sense have been less than clear in its meaning.
    • Accordingly, the Court of Criminal Appeal quashed the conviction and ordered a new trial.
    • The court heard she had previous convictions for possessing cannabis, criminal damage and theft.
    • They might as well just read the charge and the previous convictions and send the jury out to convict.
    • The breathalyzer readings resulted in the appellant's conviction before the trial court.
    • Nonetheless, this was certainly the common law rule with regard to criminal convictions.
    • One of her teachers was found guilty of negligent homicide in a French court but his conviction was later overturned.
    • At an early stage the jury were told of the appellant's previous convictions.
    • Of course just because he has a previous conviction does not mean he is guilty of this offence now.
    • Three of those arrested have previous convictions for armed robbery and murder.
    • The defendant has nine previous convictions including two sexual offences.
    • The anaesthetist in the above case was found guilty and his conviction was upheld in the House of Lords.
    • It is submitted that a criminal conviction would have a serious adverse effect on a promising career.
    • I am therefore of the view that it is not appropriate to substitute a verdict of acquittal for the conviction.
    • This raises a clear implication that the defendant has no previous convictions.
    • He pleaded not guilty, but his conviction was confirmed on appeal in February the following year.
  • 2

    (certainty, strong belief)
    convicción feminine
    he spoke without much conviction/from deep conviction habló sin mucha convicción/con profunda convicción
    • their claim carried little conviction su afirmación era muy poco convincente
    • she grew up in the conviction that her father was dead creció con la convicción de que su padre estaba muerto
    • Being a champion of governance reform, the President should move with resolve and conviction.
    • If you agree with me, then stand up with conviction for what we believe in and fight for it.
    • They are also a band who have not been afraid to wear their political convictions on their sleeves.
    • He had his own line of thinking and would defend his views with a resolute sincerity and great conviction.
    • Perhaps, your belief is something that is an inexplicable conviction in which you trust.
    • They will remain hostile to any political party that seems to disdain their convictions.
    • The song has the conviction to touch each Indian; the belief to give voice to the children of India.
    • The boy's voice lacked much conviction but worse than that he sounded as if he were about to cry.
    • Yet it goes to the credit of the author that she has tried to vindicate him with rare conviction and commitment.
    • According to the relativist, belief and conviction fly out of the window because truth is, as it were, too cheap to care about.
    • The very fact that a politician has strong convictions does not preclude him from being pragmatic.
    • Kathy said but there was a lack of conviction in her voice now and I smiled inwardly.
    • It comes from a perfectly rational conviction that great powers never act out of pure altruism.
    • This afternoon I have tried to set before you some of my most deeply held convictions and beliefs.
    • It was something she could immerse herself in with conviction, sincerity and total commitment.
    • And nothing the Labour dominated select committee might decide will alter that conviction.
    • Her steadfast delivery favours conviction over decoration and never overstates the point.
    • Within his belief system he cannot budge from or question these convictions.
    • Australia must be met with the full force of England's conviction, and only victory in the coming weeks will provide that.
    • It is quite a regular story of friends and campus but it's told with a certain amount of conviction.
    • I think, however, that if there were such a group it would not make that conviction public.
    • There was at least conviction and a certain musicality about Kennedy's speeches.
    • Or is it that people with vision and ideas lack the conviction to put them forward and risk sounding stupid?
    • But this side showed great resolve and conviction and by the interval had drawn level.
    • Hardly anyone speaks any more of sound convictions or of conscious political action.
    • We all have strong thoughts and convictions of ideas and events that surround us.
    • Accordingly, if we did retain conviction, our belief would no longer amount to knowledge.
    • Marks are awarded for conviction and enthusiasm, rather than skill.
    • And yet how can I turn away from my faith in God, my political convictions, my gender?
    • There is no reason why a BBC journalist should not have political convictions.
    • How do these personal characteristics affect his political convictions and actions?
    • Yet those convictions are now shared by a higher proportion of the population than he realises.
    • Pearson was an enterprising individual and demonstrated great conviction in his way-out proposal.
    • All sides are motivated by fear and marked by a lack of conviction.
    • But not, they stress throughout the interview, out of a deep political conviction.
    • I think it's more difficult to identify how particular convictions and views emerged.
    • This remarkable gathering, I believe, is a proof that this conviction is correct.
    • In due course the degree of conviction required of the believer became the subject of theological debate.
    • You can then get away with the lie by telling it with enough conviction and plausibility that your audience believes you.
    • The answer is given with so much conviction that you have to believe him or at least believe that he believes it.