attestation

[ at-e-stey-shuh n ]
/ ˌæt ɛˈsteɪ ʃən /

noun

an act of attesting.
an attesting declaration; testimony; evidence.

Origin of attestation

1540–50; (< Middle French) < Latin attestātiōn- (stem of attestātiō). See attest, -ation

Related forms

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