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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·men·da·tion /ˌkɑmənˈdeʃən, ˌmɛn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·men·da·tion n.
 1. The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.
    Need we . . . epistles of commendation?   --2 Cor. iii. 1.
    By the commendation of the great officers.   --Bacon.
 2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
    Good nature is the most godlike commendation of a man.   --Dryden.
 3. pl. A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting. [Obs.]
 Hark you, Margaret;
 No princely commendations to my king?   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given
           as formal public statement [syn: citation]
      2: a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval
         seldom passed his lips" [syn: approval] [ant: disapproval]