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noun [countable/uncountable]     recommendation pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a suggestion or piece of advice about how to solve a problem, deal with a situation etc
    make a recommendation (to someone):

    The Bill incorporates a number of recommendations made by the committee.

    recommendation for:

    recommendations for reform

  2. 2
    a suggestion that someone or something is especially suitable or useful for a particular situation

    Prizes are awarded on the Board’s recommendation.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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