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recommendation

Medspeak-UK
A proposal for clinical practice put forward by an “innovator” who has particular concerns about a practice.

NIH-speak
A designation given by a study section advising an application’s funding. About half of applications reviewed are recommended for funding.
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The person to whom you will present it generally has two or three respectable places depending upon his recommendation.
Both of them had spent their lives in those upper waters of the Amazon which we were about to explore, and it was this recommendation which had caused Lord John to engage them.
In the letter from his parents was enclosed a letter of recommendation to Bagration which the old countess at Anna Mikhaylovna's advice had obtained through an acquaintance and sent to her son, asking him to take it to its destination and make use of it.
I can give you exactly the recommendation you want," I said, "whenever you like.
I used both their names without scruple; and I wrote my recommendation in terms which the best of living women and the ablest of existing dressmakers could never have hoped to merit.
You shall not only have the Society's great gold medal, but its recommendation for employment at the various life-boat stations along the coast.
Such a person as this was certain to find a welcome at Mr Allworthy's table, to whom misfortunes were ever a recommendation, when they were derived from the folly or villany of others, and not of the unfortunate person himself.
Luker's recommendation, and of the stranger's visit at my office.
And forasmuch as crouching under the lee of a hauled-up boat on a night when it blew cold and strong, and when the weather was varied with blasts of hail at times, might be wearisome to amateurs, the reporter closed with the recommendation that the two gentlemen should remain, for a while at any rate, in their present quarters, which were weather-tight and warm.
They were not inclined to dispute this recommendation, but they wanted to know where they could join the watchers when so disposed.
and his acquirements,--not quite enough, perhaps, to warrant so strong a recommendation of him as he had given to his friend Tulliver.
Riley very severely for giving a recommendation on such slight grounds, I must say you are rather hard upon him.