commendatory

adjective
com·​men·​da·​to·​ry | \kə-ˈmen-də-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of commendatory 

: serving to commend commendatory remarks

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Examples of commendatory in a Sentence

on the basis of several commendatory letters from his teachers, the student was admitted to the advanced studies program

First Known Use of commendatory

1544, in the meaning defined above

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