commendation
[kɒmɛnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
commendations (plural noun)
  1. formal or official praise.
    "the film deserved the highest commendation" ·
    "the book gives commendations for initiative"
    antonyms:
    • an award given for very good performance.
      "the detectives received commendations for bravery"
      synonyms:
      award · accolade · prize · honour · honourable mention · mention · citation · recognition · pat on the back · round of applause
      antonyms:
    • a very good result in an examination or competition.
Origin
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin commendatio(n-), from commendare ‘commit to the care of’ ( see commend). Originally (in the plural) the term denoted a liturgical office ending with a prayer commending the souls of the dead to God.
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the detectives received commendations for bravery.
the book gives commendations for initiative.
the film deserved the highest commendation.
How to say commendation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)الثناء, ثناء, الإشادة
Bangla প্রশংসন
Bosnian (Latin) pohvala
Bulgarian (NOUN)похвала
Cantonese (Traditional) 表彰
Catalan Menció
Chinese Simplified 表彰
Chinese Traditional 表彰
Croatian pohvala
Czech (NOUN)vyznamenání, pochvalu
Danish (NOUN)ros, udmærkelse
Estonian ajage
Fijian veivakacaucautaki
Filipino papuri
Finnish (NOUN)kunniamaininta, kiitosta
French (NOUN)mention élogieuse, Belobigung, éloges, louanges
German (NOUN)Belobigung, Lob, Auszeichnung
Greek (NOUN)έπαινο
Haitian Creole nous
Hebrew ציון לשבח
Hindi प्रशस्ति
Hungarian dicséret
Icelandic Athugasemd
Indonesian (NOUN)pujian
Italian (NOUN)encomio, panegirico, elogio, lode
Japanese (NOUN)表彰, 称揚, 顕彰
Kiswahili pongezi
Klingon naD
Korean 표 창
Latvian atzinību
Lithuanian medalius
Malagasy fiderana
Malay (Latin) pujian
Maltese t
Persian تقدیر
Polish (NOUN)pochwały
Portuguese (NOUN)comenda, louvor, condecoração, recomendação, elogio, menção honrosa
Querétaro Otomi encomio
Romanian (NOUN)recomandare
Russian (NOUN)похвалы, благодарность, признательности
Samoan faamalo
Serbian (Cyrillic) похвалу
Serbian (Latin) pohvalu
Slovak vyznamenania
Slovenian (NOUN)pohvale
Spanish (NOUN)encomio, elogio, recomendación, condecoración, felicitación
Swedish hedersomnämnande
Tahitian haapoupouraa
Tamil பாராட்டுச்
Telugu మెచ్చుకుంటూ
Thai การสรรเสริญ
Tongan fakahikihiki'i
Turkish (NOUN)takdir, övgü
Ukrainian грамотою
Urdu حاجت
Vietnamese tuyên dương
Welsh (NOUN)ganmoliaeth, cymeradwyaeth
Yucatec Maya encomio
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