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recommendation
British English: /ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌrɛkəmənˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of recommendation in French:

noun

  • 1 (by authority, report)
    recommandation (f) (to à) (on sur)
    to make a recommendation
    faire une recommandation
    he was sentenced to life imprisonment with a recommendation that he serve at least 30 years
    (Law)
    il a été condamné à la réclusion criminelle à perpétuité assortie d'une mesure de sécurité de 30 ans
    his recommendation was to lift the ban
    il a conseillé de lever l'interdiction
  • 2 (by colleague, friend) on the recommendation of
    sur la recommandation de
    we found our plumber by personal recommendation
    notre plombier nous a été recommandé par des gens que nous connaissons
    to speak in recommendation of somebody/something
    recommander quelqu'un/quelque chose
  • 3 (by employer, referee) to give somebody a recommendation
    recommander quelqu'un
    to write somebody a recommendation
    faire une lettre de recommandation à quelqu'un
  • 4 (advantage) the hotel's location is its only recommendation
    l'emplacement de l'hôtel est son seul atout

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