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recommendation

noun uk   /ˌrek.ə.menˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us  
B2 [C or U] a suggestion that something is good or suitable for a particular purpose or job: I bought this computer on John's recommendation (= because John told me that it was good). I got the job on Sam's recommendation (= because she told her employers that I was suitable for the job).Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting B2 [C] advice telling someone what the best thing to do is: [+ that] The report makes the recommendation that no more prisons should be built.Giving advice
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