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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
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The consequence of this is, that though in theory their resolutions concerning those objects are laws, constitutionally binding on the members of the Union, yet in practice they are mere recommendations which the States observe or disregard at their option.
I want recommendations and some information relative to Africa.
But, unluckily, some mistake was made in the admeasurement of these material parts of the fabric; and, as one of the greatest recommendations of Hiram was his ability to work by the “square rule,” no opportunity was found of discovering the effect until the massive timbers were raised on the four walls of the building.
The worthy Cropoli, after these recommendations, had only sufficient time to point out to his young successor a chimney, under the slab of which he had hidden a thousand ten-franc pieces, and then expired.
Half the sum of attraction, on either side, might have been enough, for he had nothing to do, and she had hardly anybody to love; but the encounter of such lavish recommendations could not fail.
I think it would be acknowledged by the most impartial eye to have many recommendations.
They were anxious that he should enter society under the auspices of this lady, whose patronage was the best of recommendations for any young man.
In the collected edition the poems are printed with the dates, so far as can be ascertained, in the order of their composition--an arrangement which has indisputable recommendations for the student of Wordsworth's genius; though the former method of distributing his work into large groups of subject had its value, as throwing light upon his poetic motives, and more especially as coming from himself.
Your father's relations and old friends will be able to send us some pupils, or to assist us with their recommendations, no doubt: I shall not apply to my own.
We've both of us got stout sailing craft and all the recommendations a man need have.
One of the recommendations she always insisted on (to the girl-friends, I imagine) was to be on guard against impulse.
These special recommendations were turning up again.