Meaning of commendation

com•men•da•tion

Pronunciation: (kom"un-dā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of commending; recommendation; praise: commendation for a job well done.
  2. something that commends, as a formal recommendation or an official citation or award: a commendation for bravery.
  3. the placing of oneself or one's land under the protection of a lord so as to become his vassal.
  4. a complimentary greeting or message.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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