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bear witness (or testimony) to

Definition of bear witness or testimony to in English:

1Testify to: little is left to bear witness to the past greatness of the city
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  • The monument bears witness to 54 women who have gone missing from downtown Vancouver streets - some 15 miles from the farm - in the last two decades.
  • And I'd also add that the experience of Matt Cooper, who I represent, sort of bears witness to what can happen.
  • I think the California energy crisis a few years back bears testimony to that.
testify to, be evidence/proof of, attest to, confirm, evidence, prove, vouch for;
1.1State or show one’s belief in: people bearing witness to Jesus
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  • Faith demands a commitment to bear witness to belief in a real and practical way.
  • And his recent works, exhibited at the newly-opened Kashi Art Gallery in Bazar Road of Mattancherry, also bear testimony to his beliefs.
  • Today's women are bombarded by images of ever-shrinking stars who seem to bear testimony to the belief that to be thin is to be happy and successful.
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