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12:55 Jul 9, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:diligencia ...
Diligencia: Para hacer constar que la presente fotocopia es fiel y exacta reproduccion de su original, que me ha sido exhibido.
Malaga 3 Jul 2001
Can anyone tell me what this means? It appears alongside a stamp at the bottom of a letter.
The word has no real equivalent in English and stands for
Explanation: the whole process/procedure which the person authenticating has gone through to authenticate the document. Otherwise, it could be translated as "process", "procedure", "proceedings" ("trámites" in administrative law). The documentary stamp bears witness. You could translate it with any word to that effect.
Parrot Spain Local time: 20:47 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 7645