Definition of recommendation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrekəmənˈdāSH(ə)n/


1A suggestion or proposal as to the best course of action, especially one put forward by an authoritative body: the committee put forward forty recommendations for change
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  • After that, final recommendations will be put forward to the Strategic Health Authority.
  • As a result of these findings the overview panel put forward 14 recommendations.
  • Members put forward their own recommendations at an association committee meeting.
advice, counsel, guidance, direction, suggestion, proposal
1.1The action of recommending something or someone: he selected his staff by personal recommendation
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  • Mr Dunn said motorists choose a garage on personal recommendation.
  • People tend to use three criteria: reputation, personal recommendation and price.
  • However, the best way to find a really competent adviser is through personal recommendation.
commendation, endorsement, good word, favorable mention, testimonial;
suggestion, tip
informal plug

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Syllabification: rec·om·men·da·tion

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