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rec·om·men·da·tion

 (rĕk′ə-mĕn-dā′shən)
n.
1. The act of recommending.
2. Something that recommends, especially a favorable statement concerning character or qualifications.
3. Something, such as a course of action, that is recommended. See Synonyms at advice.

rec′om·men′da·to′ry (-də-tôr′ē) adj.

recommendation

(ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of recommending
2. something that recommends, esp a letter presenting someone as suitable for a job, etc
3. something that is recommended, such as a course of action

rec•om•men•da•tion

(ˌrɛk ə mɛnˈdeɪ ʃən, -mən-)

n.
1. the act of recommending.
2. the person or thing recommended.
3. something, as a letter, expressing commendation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recommendation - something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
advice - a proposal for an appropriate course of action
referral - a recommendation to consult the (professional) person or group to whom one has been referred; "the insurance company says that you need a written referral from your physician before seeing a specialist"
2.recommendation - something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
character reference, reference, character - a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively"
puff - exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
3.recommendation - any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission; "her pleasant personality is already a recommendation"; "his wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society"
characteristic - a distinguishing quality

recommendation

noun
1. advice, proposal, suggestion, counsel, guidance, exhortation, urging The committee's recommendations are unlikely to be made public.
2. commendation, reference, praise, sanction, approval, blessing, plug (informal), endorsement, advocacy, testimonial, good word, approbation, favourable mention The best way of finding a solicitor is by personal recommendation.

recommendation

noun
1. An indication of commendation or approval:
2. A statement attesting to personal qualifications, character, and dependability:
3. An opinion as to a decision or course of action:
Translations
تَوْصِيَةتَوْصِيَهشيءٌ يوصى بِه
doporučení
anbefalingforslag
suositus
preporuka
ajánlásfelterjesztés
meîmælitilmæli
勧め
추천
odporučenie
nasvetpriporočilo
rekommendation
การแนะนำ
sự khuyến nghị

recommendation

[ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃən] N
1. (= endorsement) → recomendación f
see also letter
2. (= suggestion, proposal) → recomendación f, sugerencia f
it is my recommendation that it should be destroyedrecomiendo que se destruya
to make recommendationshacer recomendaciones or sugerencias
to do sth on sb's recommendation or on the recommendation of sbhacer algo por recomendación or consejo de algn, hacer algo siguiendo la recomendación or consejo de algn
3. (= statement) → recomendación f
4. (= good point) his good looks were his only recommendationsu buena presencia era lo único que le salvaba or su único atractivo

recommendation

[ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃən] n
(= personal commendation) → recommandation f
on sb's recommendation → sur les conseils de qn
We booked into the Grosvenor Hotel on his recommendation → Nous avons réservé une chambre au Grosvenor sur ses conseils.
(= official suggestion) → recommandation f
on the recommendation of [+ committee, minister, doctor] → sur la recommandation de

recommendation

nEmpfehlung f; on the recommendation ofauf Empfehlung von; to make a recommendationjemanden/etwas empfehlen; letter of recommendationEmpfehlung f, → Empfehlungsschreiben nt

recommendation

[ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃn] n (of person, product) → raccomandazione f; (of course of action) → consiglio
to do sth on sb's recommendation → fare qc su or dietro consiglio di qn

recommend

(rekəˈmend) verb
1. to advise. The doctor recommended a long holiday.
2. to suggest as being particularly good, particularly suitable etc. He recommended her (to me) for the job.
ˌrecommenˈdation noun
1. the act of recommending. I gave her the job on his recommendation.
2. something recommended. The recommendations of the committee.

recommendation

تَوْصِيَة doporučení anbefaling Empfehlung σύσταση recomendación suositus recommandation preporuka suggerimento 勧め 추천 aanbeveling anbefaling rekomendacja recomendação рекомендация rekommendation การแนะนำ öneri sự khuyến nghị 推荐

recommendation

n. recomendación.

recommendation

n recomendación f
References in classic literature ?
The inquest cleared the horse's character, and your lordship's recommendation, or mine, would be sufficient warrant for him.
Papa is much obliged to you for his recommendation," said St.
The simplicity and cheerfulness of her nature, her contented and grateful spirit, were a recommendation to every body, and a mine of felicity to herself.
John Dashwood had not the strong feelings of the rest of the family; but he was affected by a recommendation of such a nature at such a time, and he promised to do every thing in his power to make them comfortable.
Reed, I presume, from after-occurrences, that the apothecary ventured to recommend my being sent to school; and the recommendation was no doubt readily enough adopted; for as Abbot said, in discussing the subject with Bessie when both sat sewing in the nursery one night, after I was in bed, and, as they thought, asleep, "Missis was, she dared say, glad enough to get rid of such a tiresome, ill- conditioned child, who always looked as if she were watching everybody, and scheming plots underhand.
Noticing Miss Garth's mute look of inquiry, the civil little man hastened to explain that the card was his own, and that he was merely asking the favor of Miss Vanstone's recommendation at any future opportunity.
Micawber's experience any other recommendation, than that she should try to reclaim Mr.
When I got up to my little room and said my prayers, I did not forget Joe's recommendation, and yet my young mind was in that disturbed and unthankful state, that I thought long after I laid me down, how common Estella would consider Joe, a mere blacksmith: how thick his boots, and how coarse his hands.
He remained silent, not feeling inclined to assent to the part of Dolly's speech which he fully understood--her recommendation that he should go to church.
Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which isn't half so interesting as a commonplace whiskey and soda, but which, I am told, has the recommendation of being ten times as wicked.
It is the price of the armour supplied to him by Kirjath Jairam of Leicester, on thy recommendation.
No one is admitted here," she said, "without a trustworthy introduction or recommendation.