- testimonial tes‧ti‧mo‧ni‧al [ˌtestˈməʊniəl ǁ -ˈmoʊ-] noun [countable]1. MARKETING a statement about the quality or value of a product, especially one made by a respected or famous person as part of an advertisement:
• The ads feature testimonials from car owners who credit the air bag with saving their lives.2. HUMAN RESOURCES a formal written statement describing someone's character and abilities that they can use when looking for work:
• You may need a testimonial from a senior manager or employer.— compare reference
* * *testimonial UK US /ˌtestɪˈməʊniəl/ noun► [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.► [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.
Financial and business terms. 2012.