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commendation

noun

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1 a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed
  • a firefighter who has been awarded several commendations for bravery

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2 a formal expression of praise
  • a new novel that has received enthusiastic commendations from most of the critics

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3 commendations plural, archaic best wishes
  • his Lordship extends his hearty commendations

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The first known use of commendation was in the 14th century

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“Commendation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commendation. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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