commendatory

[kuh-men-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
serving to commend; approving; praising.
2.
holding a benefice in commendam.
3.
held in commendam.

Origin:
1545–55; < Late Latin commendātōrius, equivalent to commendā(re) to commend + -tōrius -tory1

noncommendatory, adjective
subcommendatory, adjective
uncommendatory, adjective

commendable, commendatory.
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commend (kəˈmɛnd)
 
vb
1.  to present or represent as being worthy of regard, confidence, kindness, etc; recommend
2.  to give in charge; entrust
3.  to express a good opinion of; praise
4.  to give the regards of: commend me to your aunt
 
[C14: from Latin commendāre to commit to someone's care, from com- (intensive) + mandāre to entrust]
 
com'mendable
 
adj
 
com'mendableness
 
n
 
com'mendably
 
adv
 
com'mendatory
 
adj

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Example sentences
Various commendatory and condolatory resolutions were read and approved without objection.
Management will not be included in the feedback process with the exception of commendatory feedback.
Review comments on evaluation reports, commendatory and disciplinary information, and professional certification entries.
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