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Spanish translation of “confess”

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confess

verb /kənˈfes/
to make known that one is guilty, wrong etc; to admit
confesar
He confessed (to the crime) He confessed that he had broken the vase It was stupid of me, I confess.
confession /-ʃən/ noun acknowledgment of a crime or fault
confesión
The youth made a confession to the police officer.
(an) act of confessing one’s sins to a priest
confesión
She went to confession every Friday.
confessional /-ʃə-/ noun the seat etc where a priest sits when hearing confessions.
confesionario
confessor noun a priest who hears confessions.
confesor
(Definition of confess from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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