commendation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"commendation" in British English

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commendationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌkɒm.enˈdeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑː.mən-/
formal praise, or an ​officialstatement that ​praises someone: Several of the ​firefightersreceived commendation fortheirbravery. [C] an ​honour such as a ​prize given to someone because they have done something that ​peopleadmire: He was very ​proud when his ​daughterreceived a commendation for her ​achievement.
(Definition of commendation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commendationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌkɑm·ənˈdeɪ·ʃən/
A commendation is a ​formalstatement of ​praise for someone who has done something ​admirable.
(Definition of commendation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commendation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赞扬,称赞,表彰, 嘉奖, 嘉奖,表彰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 讚揚,稱讚,表彰, 嘉獎, 獎品,獎勵,嘉獎,表彰…
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