Examples of commendation in a Sentence
Their hard work deserves commendation.
The President issued a commendation praising the volunteers for their exceptional work during the relief effort.
Recent Examples of commendation from the Web
His personnel record is filled with commendations; four years ago, he was named school resource officer of the year.
Over the course of his 28-year career, Simon has been awarded multiple commendations and has been a part of the reserve division, the criminal investigations division and the SWAT team.
Knowing that hosannahs will be lobbed furiously at the Patriots and their remarkable sustained excellence, here are some commendations for the Eagles and their stunning success in the face of adversity.
Joe was honorably discharged with commendations and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon/Campaign Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal.
Mayor Richard Irvin presented Truax, a longtime member of the Aurora Preservation Commission, with a mayoral commendation.
The officer previously received commendations for life saving and also the Sugar Creek Optimist Club Respect for Law award.
The pope will give a commendation for the cardinal to be judged by God, officials said.
By the end, Pence offered 14 separate commendations for Trump in less than three minutes -- math that works out to one every 12.5 seconds.
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First Known Use of commendation
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Definition of commendation for English Language Learners
: the act of praising or approving of someone or something
: something (such as an official letter) that praises someone publicly
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