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English definition of “commend”

commend

verb [T]  /kəˈmend/ us  
to formally praise or mention with approval someone or something: Lamos should be commended for creating important opportunities for minority actors.
commendable
adjective  /kəˈmen·də·bəl/ us  
The reporter did a commendable job under difficult circumstances.
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