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"recommendation" in British English

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recommendationnoun

uk   /ˌrek.ə.menˈdeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌrek.ə.menˈdeɪ.ʃən/
B2 [C or U] a ​suggestion that something is good or ​suitable for a ​particularpurpose 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).
B2 [C] advicetelling someone what the ​best thing to do is: [+ that] The ​report makes the recommendation that no more ​prisons should be ​built.

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(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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recommendationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌrek·ə·mənˈdeɪ·ʃən, -men-/
a ​statement that someone or something would be good or ​suitable for a ​particularjob or ​purpose, or the ​act of making such a ​statement: [U] I have to get five ​letters of recommendation to ​support my ​application to ​medicalschool.
(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"recommendation" in Business English

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recommendationnoun

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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