recommendation

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noun rec·om·men·da·tion \ˌre-kə-mən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of recommendation

  1. 1 a :  the act of recommending b :  something (as a procedure) recommended

  2. 2 :  something that recommends or expresses commendation

Examples of recommendation in a sentence

  1. My boss wrote me a glowing letter of recommendation.

  2. Employees are frequently hired on the recommendation of a friend in the company.

  3. The report made very specific recommendations for policy reform.

  4. The committee's recommendation to hire a new director has been well received.

15th Century

First Known Use of recommendation

15th century



RECOMMENDATION Defined for English Language Learners

recommendation

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noun rec·om·men·da·tion \ˌre-kə-mən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of recommendation for English Language Learners

  • : the act of saying that someone or something is good and deserves to be chosen

  • : a suggestion about what should be done

  • : a formal letter that explains why a person is appropriate or qualified for a particular job, school, etc.


RECOMMENDATION Defined for Kids

recommendation

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noun rec·om·men·da·tion \ˌre-kə-mən-ˈdā-shən\

Definition of recommendation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of presenting or supporting as worthy or fit <I picked this book on your recommendation.>

  2. 2 :  a thing or course of action suggested as suitable or appropriate <The doctor's recommendation was to rest.>

  3. 3 :  something (as a letter) that explains why a person is appropriate or qualified



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