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tes·ti·mo·ni·al

 (tĕs′tə-mō′nē-əl)
n.
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.
adj.
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.]

testimonial

(ˌtɛstɪˈməʊnɪəl)
n
1.
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
adj
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

tes•ti•mo•ni•al

(ˌtɛs təˈmoʊ ni əl)

n.
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.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin testimōniālis. See testimony, -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.testimonial - something that serves as evidencetestimonial - 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 esteemtestimonial - something given or done as an expression of esteem
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
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

testimonial

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.

testimonial

noun
2. A statement attesting to personal qualifications, character, and dependability:
3. A formal token of appreciation and admiration for a person's high achievements:
Translations
شَهادَة حُسْن سُلوك
atestposudek
anbefaling
recommandationtémoignage publicitaire
vitnisburîur, meîmæli
bonservisreferanstavsiye mektubu

testimonial

[ˌtestɪˈməʊnɪəl] N
1. (= certificate) → certificado m; (= reference about person) → carta f de recomendación, recomendación f
2. (= gift) → obsequio m
3. (Sport) (also testimonial match) → partido m homenaje

testimonial

[ˌtɛstɪˈməʊniəl] n
(British) (= reference) → recommandation f
(= gift) → témoignage m d'estime
(also testimonial match, testimonial game) a player's testimonial → un match en l'honneur d'un joueur

testimonial

n
(= character recommendation)Referenz f
(= gift)Geschenk ntals Zeichen der Anerkennung or Wertschätzung (geh)
(Sport) → Gedenkspiel nt

testimonial

[ˌtɛstɪˈməʊnɪəl] n
a. (Brit) (reference) → referenze fpl, benservito

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.
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.
References in classic literature ?
Volumes of letters and portfolios of testimonials, if you like!' 'One or two will do,' says this man of phlegm and money.
If my husband could only send his testimonials by the same post--with just a word in your name, Miss--it might turn the scale, as they say.
She made no display of her grief in her dress, unless the slight testimonials of a few bright ribbands on the virgin white of her robe could be called such, and the rumour that was at first propagated of their being engaged to each other was discredited, because the traces of sorrow were not particularly visible in the attire of Miss Henley.
It is my experience that it is only an amiable man in this world who receives testimonials, only an unambitious one who abandons a London career for the country, and only an absent-minded one who leaves his stick and not his visiting-card after waiting an hour in your room."
Miss Ladd advertised; I produced my testimonials; and took the situation.
They introduce the sages and heroes of ages past to the notice and emulation of succeeding times; they are at once testimonials of our gratitude, and schools of virtue to our children.
At all events, the health of the good town of Boston, so far as medicine had aught to do with it, had hitherto lain in the guardianship of an aged deacon and apothecary, whose piety and godly deportment were stronger testimonials in his favour than any that he could have produced in the shape of a diploma.
Our holy father, the pope, has made him a knight of Jesus Christ for the services he rendered to the Christians in the East; he has five or six rings as testimonials from Eastern monarchs of his services."
He saw the helmet of hammered brass and the corroded breastplate of steel and the long straight sword in its scabbard and the ancient harquebus--mute testimonials to the mighty physique and the warlike spirit of him who had somehow won, thus illy caparisoned and pitifully armed, to the center of savage, ancient Africa; and he saw the slender English youth and the slight figure of the girl cast into the same fateful trap from which this giant of old had been unable to escape--cast there wounded and broken perhaps, if not killed.
I assure you, Mr Clennam, I have received--hem--Testimonials in many ways, and of many degrees of value, and they have always been--ha-- unfortunately acceptable; but I never was more pleased than with this--ahem--this particular Testimonial.' Arthur was in the act of saying the little he could say on such a theme, when a bell began to ring, and footsteps approached the door.
It is expected that a testimonial of some sort will be presented to the two officers as a fitting recognition of their services."
of Profits, | Miss V............12 10 | Miss V...........12 10 Self..............12 10 | Self.............20 00 Private Surplus on the Week, Or say, Self-presented Testimonial