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testimonial

[ tes-tuh-moh-nee-uhl ]
/ ˌtɛs təˈmoʊ ni əl /
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noun

a written declaration certifying to a person's character, conduct, or qualifications, or to the value, excellence, etc., of a thing; a letter or written statement of recommendation.
something given or done as an expression of esteem, admiration, or gratitude.

adjective

pertaining to or serving as a testimonial: a testimonial dinner for the retiring dean.

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Origin of testimonial

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Late Latin word testimōniālis.See testimony, -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for testimonial

testimonial
/ (ˌtɛstɪˈməʊnɪəl) /

noun

  1. 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
  2. (as modifier)testimonial advertising
a formal statement of truth or fact
a tribute given for services or achievements
a sports match to raise money for a particular player

adjective

of or relating to a testimony or testimonial

usage for testimonial

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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