Portuguese translation of 'testify'
(law) depor, testemunhar
to testify to sth (law) atestar algo; (gen) testemunhar algo
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Example Sentences Including 'testify'
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This action was clearly criminal, but when the British attempted to bring the culprits to justice no one would testify against them.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
Unless two independent witnesses testified to an overt act of treason as thus defined, the accused should be declared innocent in the light of this charge.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
As anybody who has been to one will testify, tribute concerts can be a mixed bag.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So he was obliged to appear in court to testify to the financial arrangements.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Just one man-of-the-match award testifies to his limited impact.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He says he has a key witness ready to testify if the case goes to court.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The butler testified about a string of women being entertained by the duke at the house.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
An expert witness testified that the $2.5 million would be worth more than $8 million today.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But convictions were secured against just 50, mainly because witnesses refused to testify against the rest.The Sun (2009)
But my own family can testify to one little piece of it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He added that suspects were routinely arrested before being released because of a lack of evidence or witnesses willing to testify.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He has always protested his innocence and scores of people testified in court in his defence.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I also had medical experts who testified about her cyst and how I had probably saved her life.The Sun (2012)
If D must remove her veil for giving evidence, why not when other witnesses testify?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Neither husband nor wife testified in court.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Other employees testified about insults and drunken rages.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She has also let it be known that she is willing to testify in court over the claims.The Sun (2011)
The defence produced witnesses who testified to the detailed arrangements for moving and lodging the cash in Cypriot banks.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But in that day women were not allowed to testify in a court of law.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: testify VERB
When someone testifies in a court of law, they give a statement, after promising to tell the truth.
Several eyewitnesses testified that they saw the car in the area.
Translation of testify from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary