Definition of recommendation in English:


Line breaks: rec¦om|men¦da¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃ(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, exhortation, enjoinder, advocacy; suggestion, proposal, submission; Law , British rider
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The 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, favourable mention, special mention, testimonial; suggestion, tip; praise, words of approval/approbation
    informal plug

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