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recommendation

noun [C/U]  /ˌrek·ə·mənˈdeɪ·ʃən, -men-/ us  
a statement that someone or something would be good or suitable for a particular job or purpose, or the act of making such a statement: [U] I have to get five letters of recommendation to support my application to medical school.
(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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