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  • noun Plural form of commendation.


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  • Young proudly talked about his experiences in covert operations and his many decorations, which included the Distinguished Service Cross, two Purple Hearts, and more than 50 commendations from the Army.

    D Magazine - The Truth about Viet Nam Vets

  • Will we see a drastic result in commendations, license plate proposals, etc?

    Waldo Jaquith - House facing 15 bill/delegate limitation.

  • Here my memory fails me, but I remember that, stimulated by Miss Deborah's approbation, I did commit the whole of them to memory at the time, and repeated them with a readiness and fluency which drew upon me warm commendations from the dear old lady, and in fact from all in the house, though Ellery Davenport did shrug his shoulders contumaciously and give a sort of suppressed whistle of dissent.

    Oldtown Folks

  • Large grants of land were given to favoured individuals in the colony, or to immigrants who came with commendations from the home government.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • Listing of medals, awards, and commendations is virtually never done, and many of the credentials claimed by the man are either fictitious or are classifications/skills which are not normally associated with duty in the Navy’s SEAL Teams.

    Griffin A Redmann

  • I must note that this is an extremely impressive array of awards and commendations, which is why I seriously doubt that all of them were legitimately earned by this man.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • And I'm with James - gonna start a "commendations" column...

    My top 10 blogs

  • It was also my turn to give a speech, and the usual format of the meetings means that after each speech one of the other group members gives an oral evaluation of the talk, where they are supposed to give both "commendations" for what was done well, and "recommendations" for what could be improved.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The colored people shall see what kind of commendations their tutors give them, and what the world is to think of them, on the testimony of their particular friends.

    Cotton is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartrwright on This Important Subject

  • Although less common, the practice continued for a long time, gradually changing into the system of "commendations".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent


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