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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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:
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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
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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
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recommendation

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

n. recomendación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

recommendation

n recomendación f
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
His pleasing manners and good sense were self-evident recommendations; and having never heard evil of him, it was not their way to suppose any evil could be told.
Though too shy to answer the advertisements which demanded a personal application, he replied to those which asked for letters; but he had no experience to state and no recommendations: he was conscious that neither his German nor his French was commercial; he was ignorant of the terms used in business; he knew neither shorthand nor typewriting.
"I can give you exactly the recommendation you want," I said, "whenever you like.
The inquest cleared the horse's character, and your lordship's recommendation, or mine, would be sufficient warrant for him."
"You shall not only have the Society's great gold medal, but its recommendation for employment at the various life-boat stations along the coast.
Such a person as this was certain to find a welcome at Mr Allworthy's table, to whom misfortunes were ever a recommendation, when they were derived from the folly or villany of others, and not of the unfortunate person himself.
As all of these, however, had reference, either to the recommendation from the meeting at Annapolis, in September, 1786, or to that from Congress, in February, 1787, it will be sufficient to recur to these particular acts.
Luker's recommendation, and of the stranger's visit at my office.
Boris, during the campaign, had made the acquaintance of many persons who might prove useful to him, and by a letter of recommendation he had brought from Pierre had become acquainted with Prince Andrew Bolkonski, through whom he hoped to obtain a post on the commander in chief's staff.
Mrs Clay has been using it at my recommendation, and you see what it has done for her.