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recommendation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Recommendation  \Rec`om*men*da"tion\  (r?k`?m*m?n*d?"sh?n),  n. 
  [Cf.  F.  recommandation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  recommending. 
 
  2.  That  which  recommends,  or  commends  to  favor;  anything 
  procuring,  or  tending  to  procure,  a  favorable  reception, 
  or  to  secure  acceptance  and  adoption;  as  he  brought 
  excellent  recommendations. 
 
  3.  The  state  of  being  recommended;  esteem.  [R.] 
 
  The  burying  of  the  dead  .  .  .  hath  always  been  had 
  in  an  extraordinary  recommendation  amongst  the 
  ancient.  --Sir  T. 
  North. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  recommendation 
  n  1:  something  (as  a  course  of  action)  that  is  recommended 
  2:  something  that  recommends  (or  expresses  commendation)  [syn: 
  {testimonial},  {good  word}] 




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