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Is there a difference between give testimony (or just "are testimony) and testify in the marketing promotional text context?

The awards that the company won at the 100 Best Goods of Russia competition are testimony to the quality of our products.

The awards that the company won at the 100 Best Goods of Russia competition testify to the high quality of our products.

Are they interchangeable, or is one more preferred than the other stylistically?

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The overall meaning is the same, but the words are not interchangeable because one is a noun and one is a verb.

Something that testifies (verb, the act of testifying) gives a testimony (noun). It is like the difference between speaking, and a speech.

The difference is really down to a style choice - do you want to focus on the testimony, or the one giving it? For example, in the sentence "I heard a speech by the president", the speech is the object; whereas in "I heard the president speaking", the president is the object. The meaning may be the same, but arguably the second example places greater emphasis on the one speaking.

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