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testimony

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtes.tɪ.mən.i/ us    /-moʊ.ni/ formal
(an example of) spoken or written statements that something is true, especially those given in a law court: Some doubts have been expressed about his testimony.be (a) testimony to sth to be clear proof of something: The reports are testimony to the many hours of research completed by this committee.
Translations of “testimony”
in Korean 증언…
in Arabic شَهادة…
in French témoignage…
in Turkish tanıklık, şahitlik, ifade…
in Italian testimonianza…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指法庭上的)證詞,證言…
in Russian свидетельские показания…
in Polish zeznanie…
in Spanish testimonio…
in Portuguese depoimento…
in German die Aussage…
in Catalan testimoni, declaració…
in Japanese 宣誓証言, 証言, 供述書…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指法庭上的)证词,证言…
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