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conviction

[kǝn'vɪkʃǝn]

N

  1. (Jur) condena f

  2. (=belief) convicción f , creencia f

  3. (=persuasion, persuasiveness)

Examples from texts

This sounded, to Peter's ears, smug and sophomoric, and, he understood, wasn't actually all that true, but, he guessed, at least it was something to say right in that moment and he said it with enough conviction to make it at least seem to be true.
-Eso le sonó petulante e inmaduro, y además no era del todo cierto, pero al menos sonaba bien en ese momento, y lo dijo con la suficiente convicción como para que pareciera cierto.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
An odd conviction.
Una sensación extraña.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer

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conviction1/3
kǝn'vɪkʃǝncondenaExamples

there were 12 convictions for theft — hubo 12 condenas por robo
to have no previous convictions — no tener antecedentes penales

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conviction

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseconvictionconvictions
Possessive caseconviction'sconvictions'