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celebrity endorsement

a form of ADVERTISING in which a well-known sports or media person is used to endorse a product.
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Mr Clennam had two things to do before he followed; one, to offer his testimonial to the Father of the Marshalsea, without giving pain to his child; the other to say something to that child, though it were but a word, in explanation of his having come there.
This testimonial I accordingly received in about a month, forwarded a copy of it to Mrs.
I sent in my testimonial and application, but without the least hope of getting it.
But before I send in my testimonials, I should like a little time to consider "
The next morning I sent my testimonials to the Professor's employer in Portland Place.
My husband will send his testimonials, Miss, to Lord Montbarry in Scotland.
They introduce the sages and heroes of ages past to the notice and emulation of succeeding times; they are at once testimonials of our gratitude, and schools of virtue to our children.
Let us indulge in the belief that they will not only be free from all accusation of injustice to these unfortunate sons of nature, but that the testimonials of their acts of kindness and benevolence toward them will plead the cause of their virtues, as they are now authenticated by the record of history upon earth.
At all events, the health of the good town of Boston, so far as medicine had aught to do with it, had hitherto lain in the guardianship of an aged deacon and apothecary, whose piety and godly deportment were stronger testimonials in his favour than any that he could have produced in the shape of a diploma.
Our holy father, the pope, has made him a knight of Jesus Christ for the services he rendered to the Christians in the East; he has five or six rings as testimonials from Eastern monarchs of his services.
He saw the helmet of hammered brass and the corroded breastplate of steel and the long straight sword in its scabbard and the ancient harquebus--mute testimonials to the mighty physique and the warlike spirit of him who had somehow won, thus illy caparisoned and pitifully armed, to the center of savage, ancient Africa; and he saw the slender English youth and the slight figure of the girl cast into the same fateful trap from which this giant of old had been unable to escape--cast there wounded and broken perhaps, if not killed.
To paraphrase, the law prevents any advertisement that refers to a testimonial concerning the investment advisor or concerning any advice, analysis, report or other service rendered by an investment advisor.