Definitions for commendationˌkɒm ənˈdeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•men•da•tionˌkɒm ənˈdeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of commending; recommendation; praise.

  2. something that commends, as a formal recommendation or an official citation.

Origin of commendation:

1175–1225; ME (< AF) < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. citation, commendation(noun)

    an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

  2. approval, commendation(noun)

    a message expressing a favorable opinion

    "words of approval seldom passed his lips"

Wiktionary

  1. commendation(Noun)

    The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.

  2. commendation(Noun)

    That which is the ground of approbation or praise.

  3. commendation(Noun)

    A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.

  4. commendation(Noun)

    An award or recognition for performance; a medal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commendation(noun)

    the act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation

  2. Commendation(noun)

    that which is the ground of approbation or praise

  3. Commendation(noun)

    a message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. COMMENDATION

    From Eng. _con_, a josh, and _mend_, to fix up. Hence, a fixed-up josh.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

commendation(noun)

praise.

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