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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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testimonialtes‧ti‧mo‧ni‧al /ˌtestəˈməʊniəl $ -ˈmoʊ-/ noun [countable]  1 BEa formal written statement describing someone’s character and abilitiesreference2 CELEBRATEsomething that is given or done to someone to thank or praise them, or show admiration for them a testimonial dinner in honour of Senator Frank Flint
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testimonialBut first, a few words of caution, a few more words about Bogdanovich, and a testimonial.We have heard testimonials from Wisconsinites, Ohioans, and even Texans about the best or biggest.It also dealt a blow to his testimonial, which nevertheless realised more than £2000.Chances galore at both ends could have produced a scoreline usually reserved for end-of-season testimonials.These short testimonials are not meant to promote our company.The testimonials that follow speak to all these matters.Candidates were asked to send in their applications with testimonials to Mr. Leech, the secretary.
From Longman Business Dictionarytestimonialtes‧ti‧mo‧ni‧al /ˌtestəˈməʊniəl-ˈmoʊ-/ noun [countable]1MARKETING a statement about the quality or value of a product, especially one made by a respected or famous person as part of an advertisementThe ads feature testimonials from car owners who credit the air bag with saving their lives.2HUMAN RESOURCES a formal written statement describing someone’s character and abilities that they can use when looking for workYou may need a testimonial from a senior manager or employer. compare reference
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