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    Hello,

    I'm working on a Venezuelan birth certificate English translation and came accross abbreviation "(Fdo.)". I'ts at end of text parragraph, where lists who is signing (i.e. "La Secretaria (Fdo.), Testigos (Fdo.)". Is it the abbreviation for "firmado"? Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Does abbreviation on a Venezuelan birth certificate "(Fdo.)" mean 'signed"?

    Yes, I found that meaning in an online dictionary.

    "Fdo." generally means "firmado" but I also found it may be used as an abreviation of finado (difunto) in some papers. I don't think this is the case anyway.

    Hope it helps!

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    Default Re: Does abbreviation on a Venezuelan birth certificate "(Fdo.)" mean 'signed"?

    HI clarab and thanks a lot for your response. And, interesting knowing might also be used for "difunto". Have a great day!

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