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#211692 - 07/11/13 01:26 AM Which is the correct word?
Lionel Koh Offline
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If a person talks about the benefits he has received from embracing his religion, is he giving a testimony or testimonial?

Thanks.

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#211695 - 07/11/13 05:02 AM Re: Which is the correct word? [Re: Lionel Koh]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Testimony would be right, Lionel. This is a declaration or statement and can also be used to mean a confession of even a protest.

A testimonial is a formal recognition of someones worthiness, possibly in the form of a certificate, or a gift of some sort, as a mark of esteem.
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