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recommendation

noun
 
 
/ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃən/
[C or U] advice about what is the best thing to have or do: We accept the key recommendations of the report. The committee will investigate the matter and make a recommendation to the Board. We're pulling out on the recommendation of our accountants.
[C] the person or thing that has been suggested as the best choice: He was a controversial recommendation for the post. These are my recommendations for the shortlist.
→ See also letter of recommendation
(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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