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witness / testigo
witness   [ˈwɪtnɪs]
A. -noun
1. (=person)   testigo masculine and feminine
·eye witness
·testigo ocular
·witness for the prosecution/defence
·testigo de cargo/descargo
·there were no witnesses
·no hubo testigos
·to call somebody as a witness
·citar a somebody, someone como testigo
·we want no witnesses to this
·no queremos que nadie vea esto,   no queremos que haya testigos
·I was (a) witness to this event
·yo presencié este suceso,   yo fui testigo de este suceso
2. (=evidence)   testimonio (m)
·to give witness for/against somebody
·atestiguar a favor de/en contra de somebody, someone
·to bear witness to something
(literally)   atestiguar algo   (figurative)   demostrar or probar algo
·in witness of
·en fe de
B. -transitive verb
1. (=be present at)   presenciar,   asistir a
(=see)   ver
·to witness somebody doing something
·ver a somebody, someone hacer algo,   ver cómo somebody, someone hace algo
·the accident was witnessed by two people
·hay dos testigos del accidente
·to witness a document
·firmar un documento como testigo
·this period witnessed important changes
literary   este periodo fue testigo de cambios importantes
2. (=attest by signature)   atestiguar la veracidad de
3. (=consider as evidence)   ver,   mirar
C. -intransitive verb
(=testify)   dar testimonio,   atestiguar
·to witness to something
·dar testimonio de or atestiguar algo
D. -compound
·witness box
(British, Great Britain)
·witness stand
(United States)   -noun   tribuna (f) de los testigos,   estrado (m)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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