commendation

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From Old French commendacion (approval, praise), from Latin commendatio (recommendation, commendation), from commendare.

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commendation (plural commendations)

  1. The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.
  2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
  3. A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.
  4. An award or recognition for performance; a medal.

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