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tes·ti·mo·ny

 (tĕs′tə-mō′nē)
n. pl. tes·ti·mo·nies
1.
a. A declaration by a witness under oath, as that given before a court or deliberative body.
b. All such declarations, spoken or written, offered in a legal case or deliberative hearing.
2. Evidence in support of a fact or assertion; proof.
3. A public declaration regarding a religious experience.
4.
a. In the Bible, the stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments.
b. The ark containing these tablets.

[Middle English, from Old French testimonie, from Latin testimōnium, from testis, witness; see testify.]
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testimony

(ˈtɛstɪmənɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. a declaration of truth or fact
2. (Law) law evidence given by a witness, esp orally in court under oath or affirmation
3. evidence testifying to something: her success was a testimony to her good luck.
4. (Bible) Old Testament
a. the Ten Commandments, as inscribed on the two stone tables
b. the Ark of the Covenant as the receptacle of these (Exodus 25:16; 16:34)
[C15: from Latin testimōnium, from testis witness]
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tes•ti•mo•ny

(ˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni)

n., pl. -nies.
1. the statement or declaration of a witness under oath, usu. in court.
2. evidence in support of a fact or statement; proof.
3. open declaration or profession, as of faith.
4. the Decalogue as inscribed on the two tables of the law. Ex. 16:34; 25:16.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin testimōnium=testi(s) witness + -mōnium -mony]
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testimony

Evidence given under oath by a person, especially statements made by a witness in court.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.testimony - a solemn statement made under oathtestimony - a solemn statement made under oath  
evidence - (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
witness - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
declaration - (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction; "his declaration of innocence"
attestation - the action of bearing witness
affidavit - written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath
subornation - perjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.testimony - an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact; "according to his own testimony he can't do it"
assertion, asseveration, averment - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
3.testimony - something that serves as evidencetestimony - 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"
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testimony

noun
2. proof, evidence, demonstration, indication, support, manifestation, verification, corroboration Her living room piled with documents is a testimony to her dedication to her work. see testimonial
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testimony

noun
1. A formal declaration of truth or fact given under oath:
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Translations
شَهادَه
svědectví
vidneudsagn
todistus
svjedočanstvo
tanúvallomás
vitnisburîur
rekomendacinis laiškas
liecība
svedectvo
pričanje
tanıklık

testimony

[ˈtestɪmənɪ] N (Jur) (= statement in court) → testimonio m, declaración f (fig) (= indication of sth) → muestra f, señal f
in testimony whereof (frm) → en fe de lo cual ...
to bear testimony to sthatestiguar algo, dar fe de algo
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testimony

[ˈtɛstɪməni] n
(LAW) [witness] (= statement) → témoignage m, déposition f
(= testament, proof) → témoignage m
to be testimony to sth → être le témoignage de qch
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testimony

nAussage f; he gave his testimonyer machte seine Aussage; to bear testimony to somethingetw bezeugen; accept this gift as testimony of or to my friendshipnehmen Sie dieses Geschenk als Zeichen or Beweis meiner Freundschaft
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testimony

[ˈtɛstɪmənɪ] n (Law) → testimonianza, deposizione f
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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.
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.
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Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph.
A Sudanese court on Saturday postponed the trial of ousted president Omar Al-Bashir to next Saturday after hearing three testimonies.
The appellant pleaded that the trial court had announced the guilty verdict contrary to the facts of the case and on the basis of false testimonies presented by the complainant woman.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khosa Tuesday remarked that accused persons are acquitted on the basis of false testimonies.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa on Tuesday remarked that accused persons are acquitted on the basis of false testimonies and questions are later raised at courts
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday remarked that accused persons are acquitted on the basis of false testimonies and questions are later raised at courts
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa remarked on Tuesday that people raise questions on the performance of courts after the accused are acquitted on the basis of false testimonies.During the hearing of a case regarding false testimony in Supreme Court, the chief justice remarked that the particular case was facing the same problem as other cases.
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday remarked that accused persons are acquitted on the basis of false testimonies and questions are later raised at courts During the hearing of a case regarding false testimony, the chief justice remarked, that this case is facing the same problems as other cases.
While dismissing a murder case on Monday, Justice Khosa declared that 'All those who have given testimonies, beware.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khosa's statement on punishing those who give false testimonies, on Tuesday.
The Chief Justice had ordered for action against those who give false testimonies