recommendatory


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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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recommendatory

(ˌrɛkəˈmɛndətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
intended to or serving to recommend
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recommendatory

[ˌrekəˈmendətərɪ] ADJrecomendatorio
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recommendatory

adjempfehlend
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The recommendatory act of Congress is in the words following: "WHEREAS, There is provision in the articles of Confederation and perpetual Union, for making alterations therein, by the assent of a Congress of the United States, and of the legislatures of the several States; and whereas experience hath evinced, that there are defects in the present Confederation; as a mean to remedy which, several of the States, and PARTICULARLY THE STATE OF NEW YORK, by express instructions to their delegates in Congress, have suggested a convention for the purposes expressed in the following resolution; and such convention appearing to be the most probable mean of establishing in these States A FIRM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT:
From these two acts, it appears, 1st, that the object of the convention was to establish, in these States, A FIRM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT; 2d, that this government was to be such as would be ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT and THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION; 3d, that these purposes were to be effected by ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS IN THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, as it is expressed in the act of Congress, or by SUCH FURTHER PROVISIONS AS SHOULD APPEAR NECESSARY, as it stands in the recommendatory act from Annapolis; 4th, that the alterations and provisions were to be reported to Congress, and to the States, in order to be agreed to by the former and confirmed by the latter.
It is time now to recollect that the powers were merely advisory and recommendatory; that they were so meant by the States, and so understood by the convention; and that the latter have accordingly planned and proposed a Constitution which is to be of no more consequence than the paper on which it is written, unless it be stamped with the approbation of those to whom it is addressed.
They had seen, in a variety of instances, assumptions by Congress, not only of recommendatory, but of operative, powers, warranted, in the public estimation, by occasions and objects infinitely less urgent than those by which their conduct was to be governed.
Crawford's choice seemed to justify" said Sir Thomas, beginning again, and very composedly, "his wishing to marry at all so early is recommendatory to me.
By this time Mr Willet, who had never beard so many words spoken together at one time, or delivered with such volubility and emphasis as by the long-winded gentleman; and whose brain, being wholly unable to sustain or compass them, had quite given itself up for lost; recovered so far as to observe that there was ample accommodation at the Maypole for all the party: good beds; neat wines; excellent entertainment for man and beast; private rooms for large and small parties; dinners dressed upon the shortest notice; choice stabling, and a lock-up coach-house; and, in short, to run over such recommendatory scraps of language as were painted up on various portions of the building, and which in the course of some forty years he had learnt to repeat with tolerable correctness.
The recommendatory panel, he said, could also set key performance indices such as headway should be as short as 30 seconds, reliability of the buses should be 99 percent, and buses should be very clean.
Unfortunately this article of recommendatory nature has never been given due priority by successive governments through some half-hearted attempt were made from time to time to address a specific issue.
However, the apex hospitality body has issued a recommendatory to its members on ways to handle such situations where a guest may have ordered eatables, including fruits from outside the menu.
The meeting nominated Zubair Asheer as member on a vacant seat in the recommendatory Committee.
Unfortunately, this article of recommendatory nature has never been given due priority by successive governments through some half-hearted attempt were made from time to time to address a specific issue.
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