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noun recommendation pronunciation in American English /ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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pluralrecommendations
  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 someone's 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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