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1. A statement in support of a particular truth, fact, or claim.
2. A written affirmation of another's character or worth; a personal recommendation.
3. Something given in appreciation of a person's service or achievement; a tribute.
Relating to or constituting a testimony or testimonial: testimonial statements; a testimonial dinner.
[Middle English, from Old French, of evidence, from Late Latin testimōniālis, of evidence, from Latin testimōnium, testimony; see testimony.]
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a. a recommendation of the character, ability, etc, of a person or of the quality of a consumer product or service, esp by a person whose opinion is valued
b. (as modifier): testimonial advertising.
2. a formal statement of truth or fact
3. a tribute given for services or achievements
4. (General Sporting Terms) a sports match to raise money for a particular player
of or relating to a testimony or testimonial
Usage: Testimonial is sometimes wrongly used where testimony is meant: his re-election is a testimony (not a testimonial) to his popularity with his constituents
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tes•ti•mo•ni•al(ˌtɛs təˈmoʊ ni əl)
1. a written declaration certifying to a person's character, conduct, or qualifications, or to the value, excellence, etc., of a thing.
2. something given or done as an expression of esteem, admiration, or gratitude.adj.
3. pertaining to or serving as a testimonial: a testimonial dinner for the retiring dean.
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|Noun||1.||testimonial - something that serves as evidence; "his effort was testimony to his devotion"|
evidence - an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
good authority - testimony by someone who should know; "I have it on good authority"
testament - strong evidence for something; "his easy victory was a testament to his skill"
|2.||testimonial - something given or done as an expression of esteem|
|3.||testimonial - something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable|
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
character reference, reference, character - a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively"
puff - exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
|Adj.||1.||testimonial - expressing admiration or appreciation; "testimonial dinner"|
|2.||testimonial - of or relating to or constituting testimony|
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noun reference, recommendation, credential, character, tribute, certificate, endorsement, commendation She couldn't expect him to give testimonials to her ability.
Usage: Testimonial is sometimes wrongly used where testimony is meant: his re-election is a testimony (not a testimonial) to his popularity with his constituents.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. That which confirms:
2. A statement attesting to personal qualifications, character, and dependability:
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شَهادَة حُسْن سُلوك
1. (= certificate) → certificado m; (= reference about person) → carta f de recomendación, recomendación f
2. (= gift) → obsequio m
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(British) (= reference) → recommandation f
(= gift) → témoignage m d'estime
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testimony(ˈtestiməni) – plural ˈtestimonies – noun
the statement(s) made by a person or people who testify in a law-court; evidence. The jury listened to his testimony. getuienis شَهادَه свидетелски показания testemunho svědectví die Aussage vidneudsagn μαρτυρία, κατάθεσηtestimonio tunnistus شهادت todistajanlausunto témoignageעדות प्रमाण svjedočanstvo (tanú)vallomás kesaksian vitnisburður testimonianza 証言 증언 parodymas, liudijimas liecība (tiesā) testimoni getuigenisvitneforklaring; beviszeznanietestemunho mărturie свидетельские показания svedectvo, výpoveď; dôkaz pričevanje svedočenje vittnesmål คำให้การภายใต้การสาบาน tanıklık 證詞 показання свідка; свідчення شہادت، دليل lời chứng, lời khai 证词testiˈmonial (-ˈmouniəl) noun
a (written) statement saying what one knows about a person's character, abilities etc. When applying for a job, one usually needs a testimonial from one's last employer. getuigskrif شَهادَة حُسْن سُلوك препоръка carta de recomendação posudek das Zeugnis anbefaling πιστοποιητικό ευδόκιμης υπηρεσίας, γραπτή βεβαίωση, συστατική επιστολήrecomendación iseloomustus, soovitus توصیه نامه työtodistus recommandation כְּתַב הַמלָצָה प्रमाण-पत्र potvrda, svjedodžba ajánlólevél pernyataan vitnisburður, meðmæli referenza, 推薦状 추천장 rekomendacinis laiškas rekomendācija; raksturojums surat perakuan getuigschriftattest, skussmålświadectwo, zaświadczenie carta de recomendação (scrisoare de) recomandare рекомендация posudok priporočilo preporuka intyg, vitsord หนังสือรับรอง tavsiye mektubu, referans, bonservis 證明書 характеристика; рекомендація تصديق نامہ giấy chứng thực 证明书
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