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English definition of “testify”

testify

verb [I or T]     /ˈtestɪfaɪ/
LAW to make a formal statement about something, especially in a court of law : testify that He testified that the store owner had lied when he applied for the state license . The senator testified to the House Committee on Financial Services .
to say that something is true : Managing people is not easy , as many new managers can testify.
(Definition of testify verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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