Recommendation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word recommendation
Brit.  |ˌrɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word recommendation

noun

- something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
- something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable (syn: testimonial)
- any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission(syn: passport)

her pleasant personality is already a recommendation

Examples

My boss wrote me a glowing letter of recommendation.

Employees are frequently hired on the recommendation of a friend in the company.

The report made very specific recommendations for policy reform.

The committee's recommendation to hire a new director has been well received.

His intelligence was his best recommendation.

His recommendation had been his connexion with a powerful family.

We will review the case and make a recommendation to the client.

We are making no recommendation that children should use Standard English.

Academic staff are appointed on the recommendation of a committee.

Try to get letters of recommendation from bosses and colleagues.

her pleasant personality is already a recommendation

He was given a favorable recommendation.

I bought the book on the strength of your recommendation.

His letter of recommendation gave her a terrific build-up.

his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup

Word forms

noun
singular: recommendation
plural: recommendations
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