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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fill)
a. to pack
En esta época del año, los turistas atestan el centro y es imposible pasear.At this time of the year, the center is packed with tourists and it's impossible to walk around there.
b. to cram
Nico atestó su maleta de ropa y se apuró para llegar al aeropuerto.Nico crammed his suitcase with clothes and hurried to get to the airport.
2. (legal)
a. to testify to
El camarero atestó no haber visto al acusado en el bar, como había dicho.The waiter testified to not having seen the defendant at the bar, as he had claimed.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be filled with)
a. to stuff oneself
Leopoldo no había comido para poder atestarse en el banquete.Leopoldo didn't have lunch so that he would be able to stuff himself at the feast.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (llenar)
a. to pack, to cram
2. (law)
a. to testify to
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transitive verb
(Jur) to attest; testify to; (dar prueba de) to vouch for
una palabra no atestada an unattested word; an unrecorded word
transitive verb
(llenar) to pack; stuff;de with
atestar a algn de frutas to stuff sb with fruit
pronominal verb
atestarse to stuff o.s.;de with;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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