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English definition of “recommend”

recommend

verb   /ˌrekəˈmend/
B1 to say that someone or something is good or suitable for a particular purpose : Can you recommend a good wine to go with this dish ?
to advise someone that something should be done: The report recommends that tourists avoid the region .
(Definition of recommend verb from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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