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tr.v. com·mend·ed, com·mend·ing, com·mends
1. To express approval of; praise: commended the volunteers for their hard work. See Synonyms at praise.
a. To represent as worthy, qualified, or desirable; recommend: I commend her book to you.
b. To cause to be worthy of recommendation: There is much about her book to commend it.
3. To commit to the care of another; entrust: commended the orphans to the care of a guardian.
[Middle English commenden, from Latin commendāre : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + mandāre, to entrust; see man- in Indo-European roots.]
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commendably[kəˈmendəblɪ] ADV it was commendably short → tuvo el mérito de ser breve
you have been commendably prompt → le felicito por la prontitud
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
commendably restrained → d'une retenue exemplaire
commendably honest → d'une honnêteté louable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adv → lobenswerterweise
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
commendably[kəˈmɛndəblɪ] adv → lodevolmente
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