recommendation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English recommendacioun, from Anglo-Norman recomendacion, from Medieval Latin recommendatio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃən/, /ˌɹɛkəmənˈdeɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

recommendation (countable and uncountable, plural recommendations)

  1. An act of recommending.
  2. That which is recommended.
  3. A commendation or endorsement.
    Your next employer may require a recommendation.
  4. A suggestion or proposal about the best course of action (with adpositions including "about" for the context and "to" for the course of action)
    He made a recommendation about what food to order.
    We followed the recommendation to order sushi.

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