Pronunciation: (rek"u-men-dā'shun, -mun-), [key]
1. an act of recommending.
2. a letter or the like recommending a person or thing.
3. representation in favor of a person or thing.
4. anything that serves to recommend a person or thing, or induce acceptance or favor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.