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recommend

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌrekəˈmend/
SUITABLE 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? She has been recommended for promotion.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
ADVISE B2 to advise someone that something should be done: The judge is likely to recommend a long jail sentence. [+ that] The report recommended that tourists avoid the region. The recommended dose is two tablets every four hours.Giving advice
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