Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “recommendation”

recommendation

noun
 
 
/ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃən/
ADVICE [C] B2 a piece of advice about what to do in a particular situation: The marketing department made several recommendations to improve sales. [+ that] It's my recommendation that this factory be closed immediately.Giving advice
SUITABLE [C, U] a suggestion that someone or something is good or suitable for a particular purpose: I bought this book on Andy's recommendation.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of recommendation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “recommendation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beer mat

a small piece of cardboard that you put under a glass to protect a table surface in a pub or bar

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More