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Noun: recommendation  ,re-ku-men'dey-shun or ,re-ku-mun'dey-shun
  1. Something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
     
  2. Something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    - testimonial, good word
     
  3. Any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favourable reception or acceptance or admission
    "her pleasant personality is already a recommendation";
    - passport

Derived forms: recommendations

Type of: advice, characteristic, congratulations, extolment, hats off, kudos, pat on the back, praise

Encyclopedia: Recommendation