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noun recommendation pronunciation in American English /ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a suggestion or piece of advice about how to solve a problem, deal with a situation, etc.
    recommendation for: recommendations for reform
    make a recommendation (to someone): The Bill incorporates recommendations made by the committee.
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  2. 2
    [countable] a written or spoken statement that praises someones character and their ability to do a job
    Ask friends or colleagues for a personal recommendation.
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  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a suggestion that someone or something is especially appropriate or useful for a particular situation
    Prizes are awarded on the Board’s recommendation.


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