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testimonial

noun
 
 
/ˌtestɪˈməʊniəl/
[C] MARKETING a formal written statement about the qualities of a product or service: Financial Mail exposed the company's use of fake or doctored customer testimonials in advertising.a testimonial from sb Ask for testimonials from satisfied clients and post them on your website.
[C] HR a formal written description of someone's abilities, character, and qualities given by a previous employer: a testimonial from sb We have received a glowing testimonial from her former employer. →  Compare reference noun
[C or U] proof that something exists or is true: be a testimonial to sth The achievement of record profits is a testimonial to better financial management in recent years. →  Compare testament
Translations of “testimonial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 證明信,介紹信, (以前僱主寫的)推薦書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证明信,介绍信, (以前雇主写的)推荐书…
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