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English noun: commendation

1. commendation (communication) an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement


Synonymscitation


Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

2. commendation (communication) a message expressing a favorable opinion


SamplesWords of approval seldom passed his lips.


Synonymsapproval


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)acclaim, acclamation, applause, approbation, cheer, clapping, congratulations, connivance, countenance, credit, eclat, encouragement, endorsement, extolment, hand clapping, imprimatur, indorsement, kudos, permission, plaudit, plaudits, praise, recognition, sanction, secret approval, tacit consent, testimonial, tribute, warrant


Antonymsdisapproval









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