[ at-e-stey-shuhn ]
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  1. an act of attesting.

  2. an attesting declaration; testimony; evidence.

Origin of attestation

First recorded in 1540–50; from Middle French, from Latin attestātiōn-, stem of attestātiō “testimony”; equivalent toattest + -ation

Other words from attestation

  • at·tes·ta·tive [uh-tes-tuh-tiv], /əˈtɛs tə tɪv/, adjective
  • non·at·tes·ta·tion, noun

Words Nearby attestation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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