commendation

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noun com·men·da·tion \ˌkä-mən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of commendation

  1. 1a :  an act of commendingb :  something (as a formal citation) that commends

  2. 2 archaic :  compliment

Examples of commendation in a sentence

  1. Their hard work deserves commendation.

  2. The President issued a commendation praising the volunteers for their exceptional work during the relief effort.

14th Century

First Known Use of commendation

14th century


COMMENDATION Defined for English Language Learners

commendation

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noun com·men·da·tion \ˌkä-mən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌmen-\

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


COMMENDATION Defined for Kids

commendation

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noun com·men·da·tion \ˌkä-mən-ˈdā-shən\

Definition of commendation for Students

  1. 1 :  2praise 1, approval

  2. 2 :  an expression of approval The worker's supervisor wrote her a commendation.



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