official advice given to someone, especially about what to do:
We will review the case and make a recommendation to the client.
recommendations for school reform
the main recommendations of the report
We are making no recommendation that children should use Standard English.
recommendation to do something
a recommendation to replace the existing system
a suggestion to someone that they should choose a particular thing or person that you think is very good
on somebody's recommendation
Academic staff are appointed on the recommendation of a committee.
3 [countable] also letter of recommendation especially American EnglishBESE
a formal letter or statement saying that someone would be a suitable person to do a job, take a course of study etc:
Try to get letters of recommendation from bosses and colleagues.