- The definition of a commendation is an official recommendation or praise.
An example of commendation is praising someone for saving a life of someone in the community.
- the act of commending; esp., recommendation or praise
- Archaic greetings or regards, as to a friend
Origin: Middle English commendacion ; from Classical Latin commendatio
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- The act of commending.
- Something, especially an official award or citation, that commends.