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
Murray was more than willing to admit that a win over a player of del Potro’s stature in only a third-round match at a Grand Slam is something worthy of a small commendation.
The CTHSS Board's commendation of Torres appeared in minutes of its Jan. 17 meeting.
Deputy Mayor Barry Leonard was in attendance and gave the Scouts letters of commendation from the city.
The Indian major accused of using the man as a shield was soon-after praised by several Indian politicians, despite an ongoing investigation, and awarded with a commendation card.
Other commendations include the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and, on two occasions, the Army Achievement Medal.
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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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