commendation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “commendation” in the English Dictionary

"commendation" in British English

See all translations

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)

"commendation" in American English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of commendation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


(a plan showing) the subjects or books to be studied in a particular course, especially a course that leads to an exam

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More