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  • v. Present participle of attest.


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  • Companies that meet United Parcel Service's new green standards for responsible packaging can ship their goods with a label attesting to that fact under an assessment program the carrier introduces today. Green Business News

  • In effect, by joining with manufacturers in attesting to the safety of products, government agencies assume some of the responsibility for any product failures – and therefore seek to resist claims rather than help sufferers.

    Stupidity has prevailed

  • For example, staff members were inconsistent in attesting to when an item had last been seen.

    Letters to the Editor

  • Randolph that "a rose of his chaplet was fallen," the phrase attesting the King's love of chivalrous romance.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

  • Christ, in attesting, or bearing witness to this truth, attested the truth of the whole of

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • There was only a faint hardness—or maybe it was tension—in her facial expression attesting to her years of disillusionment.

    Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder

  • He had called the attesting witnesses, and they, respectable gentlemen as they undoubtedly were, had proved all that was necessary ” namely, that the testator, notwithstanding that she was in a feeble condition and almost at the last stage, was perfectly calm and capable in mind and understanding ” exactly, in fact, as a testator ought to be who wills her property to her husband if he retains her affection.

    The Reminiscences Of Sir Henry Hawkins

  • The other alternative would be for the brokers and officers to forge documents purporting to show that they had conducted due diligence as to the borrowers' true income and attesting to the accuracy of the stated income.

    William K. Black: How Did a Relatively Small Number of Subprime Loans Cause a Record Crisis?

  • He dodged any extensive prison term by producing documents from donors attesting that no money was ever exchanged, Vatan newspaper quoted Ilhan Dogan, a former health ministry inspector, as saying.

    Turkish doctor arrested over organ traffic allegations

  • On the walls are pictures and statues of bald eagles; a clock with a camouflage pattern on its face and bullets arrayed around its circumference; certificates attesting to esoteric skills, including one from the “Methods of Entry School” for a course in “surreptitious entry techniques”; newspaper clippings with photos of beaming families; and a handwritten letter from a third-grader in Texas.

    The Snatchback


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