(n.) = testimonial ; letter of recommendation ; letter of reference ; reference letter. Ex: 4 subjects were discussed at a seminar held on 3 successive weekends in Dec 86 on the training of librarians in job application: Curricula vitae; written applications; aspects of labour legislation (particularly testimonials); and interviews. Ex: Researchers planning to work in UK libraries and archives, whether they are professors, freelance writers, or genealogists, will need to consider practical matters such as photocopying policies and letters of recommendation. Ex: She had just received a letter from a former student who wanted a letter of reference. Ex: Around this time of year, professors are up to their eyeballs in work and. are likely handling lots of requests for reference letters.