Definitions for attestationˌæt ɛˈsteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

at•tes•ta•tionˌæt ɛˈsteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of attesting.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. an attesting declaration; testimony; evidence.

Origin of attestation:

1540–50; (< MF) < L attestātiōn- (s. of attestātiō). See attest, -ation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attestation(noun)

    the action of bearing witness

  2. attestation(noun)

    the evidence by which something is attested

Wiktionary

  1. attestation(Noun)

    Something which bears witness, confirms or authenticates

  2. attestation(Noun)

    Such a confirmation or authentication

  3. attestation(Noun)

    The process of providing an independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization performed by accountants or auditors.

  4. attestation(Noun)

    An appearance in records.

    The poem called u2018Beowulf,u2019 preserved on the Nowell Codex, is one attestation of Old English, which can thus be called an u2018attested languageu2019; Proto-Indo-European, a reconstructed language, has no such attestations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attestation(noun)

    the act of attesting; testimony; witness; a solemn or official declaration, verbal or written, in support of a fact; evidence. The truth appears from the attestation of witnesses, or of the proper officer. The subscription of a name to a writing as a witness, is an attestation

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