attestation

[ at-e-stey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF attestation
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It asks no other bond than his promise, no other evidence or attestation than his veracity.

That death was the death of a martyr: it was met voluntarily in attestation of truth.

Do you mean to impeach my attestation of Sir William's signature?

The Pope must believe this, or he must believe that he gives his attestation to what is not true.

The presence and attestation of a notary in addition are usual but are not essential.

The text is attestation of the rich, banked-up perception of the author.

Hearken to the attestation of the civilised and the barbarous.

The only attestation, the only proof of Providence is miracle.

Attestation of the earliest books, 248, Confirmation and attestation, 250.

This is an attestation that passion reigns rather than justice.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French attestation and directly from Latin attestationem (nominative attestatio) "an attesting, testimony," noun of action from past participle stem of attestari "to prove, confirm" (see attest).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ATTESTATION

admission

nounconfession or acknowledgment
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