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verb [transitive] recommend pronunciation in American English /ˌrekəˈmend/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrecommend
he/she/itrecommends
present participlerecommending
past tenserecommended
past participlerecommended
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  1. 1
    to advise someone that they should do something
    recommend (that): I recommend that you buy a more powerful computer.
    strongly recommend: We strongly recommend you insure your luggage when you travel.
    recommend doing something: We recommend making reservations early, because this is a popular event.
    recommend someone to do something: Students are recommended to read the following books.
    1. a.
      to advise that something should happen
      The committee recommended a 1% tax on all imports.
      recommend someone for something: He was recommended for deportation.
  2. 2
    to say that someone or something is good and worth using, having, or experiencing
    Can you recommend a good restaurant?
    recommend someone/something to someone: Please recommend us to your friends.
    recommend someone/something highly: This hotel is highly recommended for its facilities.

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