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American English: /ˌrɛkəˈmɛnd/
British English: /rɛkəˈmɛnd/

Translation of recommend in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (praise, declare acceptable) the painkiller doctors recommend
    el analgésico que recomiendan los médicos
    would you recommend him for the job?
    ¿lo recomendaría para el puesto?
    what do you recommend?
    ¿qué (me) recomienda?
    I recommended the play to my parents
    les recomendé la obra a mis padres
    the play has little/nothing to recommend it
    la obra tiene poco/no tiene nada que se pueda recomendar
    Example sentences
    • She was recommended to us by one of her friends, who also minded our children.
    • I know the practice has worked for a lot of people, and it was highly recommended to me.
    • It is recommended to anyone with an interest in the Second World War or the American Army.
  • 2 (advise)to recommend something/-ing
    aconsejar or recomendar algo/+ infinitive
    it's not to be recommended
    no es nada aconsejable or recomendable
    recommended dosage
    dosis (feminine) recomendada
    recommended price
    precio (masculine) de venta recomendado
    recommended reading
    lecturas (feminine plural) recomendadas
    Example sentences
    • A report recommends members urge the Post Office to keep the branch open saying it provides a vital service for residents who may have problems accessing the main post office in the town centre.
    • Now a York Council working party is recommending demolition and suggests the land could be landscaped or used for affordable homes.
    • But the report also recommends the abolition of call-out charges for things like chimney fires.
  • 3 (commit) [literary]to recommend something/somebody to somebody
    encomendar(le) algo/alguien a alguien
    he recommended his soul to God
    Example sentences
    • His critique of the corporatization of politics has much to recommend it.
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