recommendation

[ rek-uh-men-dey-shuh n, -muh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF recommendation
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"I shan't need any recommendation from your father," said Robert.

Be very particular to deserve my custom and recommendation, David.'

What was the peculiarity about the mine which constituted its recommendation to investors?

And now tell me, what higher letters of recommendation have they to men than this folly?

The Chinese and Japanese eat it, but that isn't much of a recommendation to a European.

"Beyond our recommendation, you mean," said the Lyran flatly.

Jonadab recommended it to Sim, and Sim took the recommendation.

They were friends of Jim Campbell's and had first come to Bayport on his recommendation.

Chang applied to this group for a recommendation of a suitable man for him.

His manner was free and unembarrassed, and he carried a letter of recommendation in his face.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "action of commending oneself to another," from Old French recommendation (Modern French recommandation), from Medieval Latin recommendationem (nominative recommendatio), noun of action from past participle stem of recommendare (see recommend). Meaning "act of recommending (someone or something) as worthy" is from 1570s. Letter of recommendation is from late 15c.

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