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English definition of “recommend”

recommend

verb [T]     /ˌrekəˈmend/
to advise someone to do something: recommend that sb do sth Most financial advisers recommend that you buy individual life insurance, at least as a supplement. We recommend changing your internet provider. The board will recommend the offer to shareholders.
to suggest that something is the best thing to choose: They've recommended some software to help with the planning process. Can you recommend a good restaurant in this area? recommend sth to sb This is the package that we recommend to most clients.
to suggest that someone is the best person to do a job: I can recommend several candidates. recommend sb to sth This is the package that we recommend to most clients.
(Definition of recommend verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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