Translation of extenuate in Spanish:

extenuate

atenuar, v.

Pronunciation /ɛkˈstɛnjʊeɪt//ɪkˈstɛnjʊeɪt//ɪkˈstɛnjəˌweɪt/

transitive verb

formal

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    (crime/fault) atenuar
    • Escudie said ‘a small number’ have been granted emergency extensions by military commanders because of extenuating circumstances, including deaths in the family.
    • The two also have a stimulating discussion about whether murder can ever be justified by extenuating circumstances.
    • There are extenuating circumstances, her ignorance, her naivety, her youth (not a crime, one character tries to reassure her), and another's scheming and deception.
    • Members of the SWC jury said, while commenting on one case, that infanticide is an abominable crime and those who commit it cannot be exonerated, whatever the extenuating circumstances.
    • According to provincial law, when a death occurs in Regina a physician or, in extenuating circumstances, a coroner must complete a Medical Certificate of Death with respect to the deceased.
    • Despite anguished pleas of extenuating circumstances by the desperate father, the school system has so far adamantly insisted that automatic punishments for weapon possession in school are inviolate.
    • Effective in the 2003 fall semester, the university will change the way it handles requests by students for course withdrawal under extenuating circumstances.
    • This still leaves scope for the sentence to be lessened in the light of extenuating circumstances to do with the crime itself.
    • I do think the extenuating circumstances mean that a transfer is necessary.
    • If you currently have an approved vacation, contact your CTM, Delivery Manager, Captain to establish alternate dates or justify extenuating circumstances.
    • Orders came down that anyone who was currently out of status, regardless of any pending applications or extenuating circumstances, was to be automatically detained.
    • Labour leader Ian Male said last night that the increases could not be morally justified, although there were extenuating circumstances.
    • Fialkowski says that students with a high remaining balance due to extenuating circumstances could request a refund or exemption, but that this is rare, and only granted on an individual basis.
    • In Florida, you can be held for 21 days before you're released on your own recognizance unless the state has some kind of extenuating circumstances to hold you.
    • ‘Unless there are the most extenuating circumstances, a person convicted of murder can expect no clemency until he or she has served an extremely lengthy sentence,’ Mr Holmes said.
    • She is unconcerned with explanations, alternative interpretations of the evidence (which is flimsy to begin with), extenuating circumstances.
    • Zero tolerance means that if you test positive for prohibited substance use, then barring any exculpatory or extenuating circumstances, it is likely that you will be issued with a termination notice or reduced in rank.
    • During this review, additional information was made available to suggest that there were extenuating circumstances and that the actions of the officer were not representative of his normal conduct.
    • There were no extenuating circumstances nor can the Board imagine any that could have justified his continuance.
    • And there are other considerations-the value of the stolen property, the absence of any extenuating circumstances like dire need, or repentance and restoration of property.