The definition of an attestation is the act of showing or evidence showing that something is true.
A letter of recommendation is an example of an attestation.
- the act of attesting
- A thing that serves to bear witness, confirm or authenticate.
- A confirmation or authentication.
- (business, finance) The process, performed by accountants or auditors, of providing independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization.
- (linguistics, of a language or word) An appearance in print or otherwise recorded on a permanent medium.
From Middle French attestation
attestation - Legal Definition
The act of authenticating a document by observing its execution at the request of the party signing the document, and then signing it as a witness.