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synonyms for recommendation

  • charge
  • endorsement
  • guidance
  • instruction
  • judgment
  • order
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • sanction
  • suggestion
  • support
  • advocacy
  • approbation
  • blessing
  • certificate
  • commendation
  • counsel
  • direction
  • esteem
  • eulogy
  • injunction
  • pass
  • plug
  • praise
  • reference
  • steer
  • testimonial
  • tip
  • tribute
  • urging
  • character reference
  • favorable mention
  • good word
  • letter of support
  • two cents' worth
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antonyms for recommendation

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  • disapproval
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • blame
  • censure
  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • discouragement
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How to use recommendation in a sentence

Marry, let an honest man lack their assistance, and starving stares him in the face, for want of a recommendation.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
All such vows are widely different from those restraints which have no higher recommendation than human authority.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Letters of Recommendation should be truthful, polite, and carefully considered.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
I had brought no letters of recommendation to this amiable woman, but she happened to hear of my travels and paid me a visit.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
At the fall of the Empire he lost his position, obtaining his new one on the recommendation of the Comte de Serizy.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
His friends in England might surely be pardoned for giving credit to his recommendation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Be this as it may, I adopted his recommendation, and I had no cause to repent it.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
When the young lady, on Lanzi's recommendation, left the venta, she rode blindly along the first path that presented itself.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
We find merely a recommendation that powers of detention of unmarried mothers be given to the Poor Law Authority.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Fortunately, I would promise neither; and, as I think your own recommendation stronger than theirs, the berth is at your service.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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