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Pronunciation:  `ate'steyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the evidence by which something is attested
  2. [n]  the action of bearing witness

ATTESTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: evidence, testimony



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\At`tes*ta"tion\, n. [L. attestatio: cf. F.
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.

Thesaurus Terms
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