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rec·om·mend

 (rĕk′ə-mĕnd′)
v. rec·om·mend·ed, rec·om·mend·ing, rec·om·mends
v.tr.
1. To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse: recommended him for the job; recommended a car instead of an SUV.
2. To make attractive or acceptable: This book has much to recommend it.
3. To advise or counsel: She recommended that we be on time.
4. To commit to the charge of another; entrust: "By these our letters we would have the safety of his person ... recommended to your care" (John Milton).
v.intr.
To give advice or counsel: "recommended against signing an international agreement" (Time).

[Middle English recomenden, from Medieval Latin recommendāre : Latin re-, re- + Latin commendāre, to entrust, commend; see commend.]

rec′om·mend′a·ble adj.
rec′om·mend′er n.

recommended

(ˌrɛkəˈmɛndɪd)
adj
officially suggested or advised
Translations

recommended

[ˌrɛkəˈmɛndɪd] adj
[dose] → conseillé(e), recommandé(e); [price] → conseillé(e)
[book, film] → recommandé(e), conseillé(e)
Though ten years old, this book is highly recommended
BUT Bien que ce livre date d'il y a dix ans, nous vous le conseillons vivement.recommended daily allowance napport m quotidien recommandérecommended reading nouvrages mpl recommandésrecommended retail price nprix m conseillé

recommended

[ˌrɛkəˈmɛndɪd] adjconsigliato/a
highly recommended → vivamente consigliato/a
recommended retail price → prezzo (di vendita) consigliato
References in classic literature ?
I like old Sam so well, I think I'll try the second volume," returned Jo, hoping to propitiate him by accepting a second dose of Boswell's Johnson, as he had recommended that lively work.
And she recommended great care in dripping the coffee and having the omelet done to a proper turn.
I am sorry to see, sir, that the messenger I so warmly recommended has returned in custody of the French
But anything that appealed to the sense of beauty, in however humble a way, did not require to be recommended by these old associations.
The landlord of the Spouter-Inn had recommended us to his cousin Hosea Hussey of the Try Pots, whom he asserted to be the proprietor of one of the best kept hotels in all Nantucket, and moreover he had assured us that cousin Hosea, as he called him, was famous for his chowders.
There was some heathenish, coffin-colored old lumber aboard, which, upon a long previous voyage, had been cut from the aboriginal groves of the Lackaday islands, and from these dark planks the coffin was recommended to be made.
I didn't think, sir, you would have recommended my ladies a blemished horse like that.
Bird opened a wardrobe, and, taking from thence a plain, serviceable dress or two, she sat down busily to her work-table, and, with needle, scissors, and thimble, at hand, quietly commenced the "letting down" process which her husband had recommended, and continued busily at it till the old clock in the corner struck twelve, and she heard the low rattling of wheels at the door.
Eighteen months later--that is to say, on the 15th of February, 1837--he sold the sulky and bought a saddle--said horseback-riding was what the doctor had always recommended HIM to take, and dog'd if he wanted to risk HIS neck going over those mountain roads on wheels in the dead of winter, not if he knew himself.
All the "rot" they contained about ventilation, and how to go to bed, and how to get up, and what to eat, and what to drink, and how much exercise to take, and what frame of mind to keep one's self in, and what sort of clothing to wear, was all gospel to her, and she never observed that her health-journals of the current month customarily upset everything they had recommended the month before.
Woodhouse had not married early) was much increased by his constitution and habits; for having been a valetudinarian all his life, without activity of mind or body, he was a much older man in ways than in years; and though everywhere beloved for the friendliness of his heart and his amiable temper, his talents could not have recommended him at any time.
Dashwood recommended, with all the strength and urgency which illness could command, the interest of his mother-in-law and sisters.

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