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The Universal Dictionary

testify

['testɪfaɪ] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. давать показания, свидетельствовать, показывать

  2. торжественно заявлять (о своих убеждениях, о вере)

  3. свидетельствовать (о чём-л.); быть свидетельством, доказательством

  4. проявлять

Learning (En-Ru)

testify

['testɪfaɪ]

v

  1. юр. давать свидетельские показания

  2. свидетельствовать

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First of all that even in the non-taxable industries the number of workers in 1866 was much higher than the figure which was to testify in favour of his “law”.
Прежде всего о том, что даже в производствах, не обложенных акцизом, число рабочих было в 1866 г. гораздо выше той цифры, которая должна была свидетельствовать в пользу его «закона».
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
She wanted to be of use to her; wanted to shew a value for her society, and testify respect and consideration.
Она жаждала быть ей полезной, жаждала показать, что ищет ее общества, подтвердить ей свое уважение и приязнь.
Austen, Jane / EmmaОстин, Джейн / Эмма
Эмма
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Emma
Austen, Jane
© 2006 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Decent statistics from the US supported American markets, but the data does not yet testify to a recovery of economic growth.
Неплохая статистика из США оказала поддержку американским рынкам, при этом пока данные не свидетельствуют о возобновлении роста экономики.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
Thanks to their trust in Human Rights Defenders, the victims – Bosniaks, Croats, and Albanians – have agreed to testify before courts in Serbia, which they consider responsible for their ordeal.
В силу доверия правозащитникам, жертвы – боснийцы, хорваты и албанцы – согласились выступить на судах в Сербии, которую они считают ответственной за свои страдания.
© OSCE 1995–2010
To testify to the broad range of applications, we have included a variety of examples from different sources (graphs, networks, 0,1-matrices, etc.).
Чтобы подтвердить широкую область применений, мы включили многочисленные примеры из разнообразных источников (графы, сети, (0, 1)-матрицы и т. д.).
Aigner, Martin / Combinatorial TheoryАйгнер, Мартин / Комбинаторная теория
Комбинаторная теория
Айгнер, Мартин
© 1979 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
© Перевод на русский язык, «Мир», 1982
Combinatorial Theory
Aigner, Martin
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
Objective biochemical values also testify to the effect produced by the preparation on the test subjects.
Объективные биохимические показатели также свидетельствуют о воздействии препарата на испытуемых.
“If I testify to what I witnessed, you’ll be convicted of murder.”
– Если я подтвержу свои показания, тебе предъявят обвинение в убийстве.
Brown, Sandra / RicochetБраун, Сандра / Рикошет
Рикошет
Браун, Сандра
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
© Перевод. С. Панина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
Ricochet
Brown, Sandra
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
I, Bazil Jesek, do testify I am, am, am a forsworn military vassal of Gregor Vorbarra, but I take service anyway under—under—"
Я, Бэзил Джезек, свидетельствую, что принес воинскую присягу Грегору Форбарре, однако поступаю на службу…
Bujold, Lois McMaster / The Warrior's ApprenticeБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Ученик воина
Ученик воина
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
© перевод С. Роя, С. Курдюкова, 1995
The Warrior's Apprentice
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
The results achieved testify to the success of this work: the Bank occupies the stable positions of a highly profitable medium-sized credit institution - in 2006 the capital return (ROE) amounted to 69%.
Об успешной работе свидетельствуют достигнутые результаты: Банк занимает позицию стабильного рентабельного кредитного учреждения средней величины - отдача капитала (ROE) в 2006 году составила 69%.
© JSC "Trasta Komercbanka"
© AO «Trasta Komercbanka»
The results obtained testify the ability of active ingredient 1.1(3).HCl to produce nootropic effect.
Полученные результаты свидетельствуют о способности соединения 1.2(2) оказывать ноотропное действие.
The Klan had acted to save the as yet unnamed victim from having to testify in open court.
Ку-клукс-клан решил избавить пока еще никому не известную жертву изнасилования от необходимости выступать в суде.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. Кудрявцева, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Ceorgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh.
© renewed by Stephens Mitchell
They, Mr. President, can best testify to the flexibility and political will of the Government in seeking to achieve agreement among the Panamanians.
Они, г-н Председатель, являются наилучшим подтверждением гибкости и политической воли, проявленных правительством в поиске понимания среди панамцев.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The results testify that all these substances are glycoproteins.
Результаты свидетельствуют в пользу того, что все эти вещества являются гликопротеинами.
The dynamics of core inflation observed in this situation testify to its reduced sensitivity to money supply growth.
При этом характер динамики базовой инфляции свидетельствует о снижении ее чувствительности к росту денежного предложения.
© 2000-2010 Банк России
Mr. ZAHID (Morocco) said that the Committee would be hearing petitioners who could testify that they were unable to bring members of their families out of the refugee camps in order to join them in southern Morocco, to which they had returned.
Г-н Захид (Марокко) говорит, что в Комитете планируют выступить петиционеры, которые могут засвидетельствовать тот факт, что они не имеют возможности вызвать из лагерей беженцев в южные районы Марокко, куда они сами вернулись, членов своих семей.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010

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'testɪfaɪVerbдавать показания; свидетельствовать; показыватьExamples

to testify upon a trial — свидетельствовать в суде
Only members of his family have testified for him. — Только члены его семьи дали показания в его защиту.
When so many people have testified against the prisoner, he stands little chance of going free. — После того, как столько людей дало свидетельские показания против обвиняемого, у него осталось мало шансов уйти от правосудия.
to testify to the truth of smth. — подтвердить своими показаниями истинность чего-л.
How many people have testified to the truth of the prisoner's statement? — Сколько людей подтвердило своими показаниями истинность показаний заключённого?

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  1. 1.

    давать показания

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Collocations

to call to testify
вызывать для дачи свидетельских показаний
absolution from one's duty to testify
освобождение от обязанности давать свидетельские показания
competence to testify
правомочность давать свидетельские показания
testify testify
свидетельствовать
testify against oneself
свидетельствовать против себя самого
calling to testify
вызов для свидетельства
call to testify
вызывать для дачи свидетельских показаний
non-testifying co-defendant
соответчик
non-testifying co-defendant
соподсудимый, отказывающийся давать показания
testified insanity
засвидетельствованная невменяемость
testified malice
злой умысел по свидетельским показаниям
testifying co-defendant
дающий показания соответчик
testifying co-defendant
соподсудимый

Word forms

testify

verb
Basic forms
Pasttestified
Imperativetestify
Present Participle (Participle I)testifying
Past Participle (Participle II)testified
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I testifywe testify
you testifyyou testify
he/she/it testifiesthey testify
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am testifyingwe are testifying
you are testifyingyou are testifying
he/she/it is testifyingthey are testifying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have testifiedwe have testified
you have testifiedyou have testified
he/she/it has testifiedthey have testified
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been testifyingwe have been testifying
you have been testifyingyou have been testifying
he/she/it has been testifyingthey have been testifying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I testifiedwe testified
you testifiedyou testified
he/she/it testifiedthey testified
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was testifyingwe were testifying
you were testifyingyou were testifying
he/she/it was testifyingthey were testifying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had testifiedwe had testified
you had testifiedyou had testified
he/she/it had testifiedthey had testified
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been testifyingwe had been testifying
you had been testifyingyou had been testifying
he/she/it had been testifyingthey had been testifying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will testifywe shall/will testify
you will testifyyou will testify
he/she/it will testifythey will testify
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be testifyingwe shall/will be testifying
you will be testifyingyou will be testifying
he/she/it will be testifyingthey will be testifying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have testifiedwe shall/will have testified
you will have testifiedyou will have testified
he/she/it will have testifiedthey will have testified
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been testifyingwe shall/will have been testifying
you will have been testifyingyou will have been testifying
he/she/it will have been testifyingthey will have been testifying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would testifywe should/would testify
you would testifyyou would testify
he/she/it would testifythey would testify
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be testifyingwe should/would be testifying
you would be testifyingyou would be testifying
he/she/it would be testifyingthey would be testifying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have testifiedwe should/would have testified
you would have testifiedyou would have testified
he/she/it would have testifiedthey would have testified
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been testifyingwe should/would have been testifying
you would have been testifyingyou would have been testifying
he/she/it would have been testifyingthey would have been testifying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am testifiedwe are testified
you are testifiedyou are testified
he/she/it is testifiedthey are testified
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being testifiedwe are being testified
you are being testifiedyou are being testified
he/she/it is being testifiedthey are being testified
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been testifiedwe have been testified
you have been testifiedyou have been testified
he/she/it has been testifiedthey have been testified
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was testifiedwe were testified
you were testifiedyou were testified
he/she/it was testifiedthey were testified
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being testifiedwe were being testified
you were being testifiedyou were being testified
he/she/it was being testifiedthey were being testified
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been testifiedwe had been testified
you had been testifiedyou had been testified
he/she/it had been testifiedthey had been testified
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be testifiedwe shall/will be testified
you will be testifiedyou will be testified
he/she/it will be testifiedthey will be testified
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been testifiedwe shall/will have been testified
you will have been testifiedyou will have been testified
he/she/it will have been testifiedthey will have been testified