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English definition of “recommend”


verb [T]     /ˌrek.əˈmend/
B1 to suggest that someone or something would be good or suitable for a particular job or purpose , or to suggest that a particular action should be done: I can recommend the chicken in mushroom sauce - it's delicious . She has been recommended for promotion . The headmistress agreed to recommend the teachers ' proposals to the school governors . [+ (that)] The doctor recommended (that) I take more exercise . [+ -ing verb] I recommend writ ing your feelings down on paper . The city has much/little to recommend it (= it has many/few pleasant qualities ).Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting recommended     /-ˈmen.dɪd/ adjective It is dangerous to take more than the recommended dose of this medicine . She is a highly recommended architect .Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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