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ko muhn day shuhn

  • n  an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
  • n  a message expressing a favorable opinion

  • His hobbies included space exploration -- Denver was awarded a NASA commendation for his contributions, photography and aviation.
  • This new departure in the education of the young has received the commendation of many persons, but naturalists, like Director Hornaday of the Bronx Zoo, seem to think the .
  • Boxers decision to revoke the Sacramento commendation provoked an outcry from organizations that vouch for the groups advocacy, including the American Civil Liberties Union .
News & Articles

  • Jacksonville tug cited for aiding stricken vessel
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Crowley Maritime Corp. tugboat Explorer has received a letter of commendation from the Chamber of Shipping of America for assisting a stricken vessel 30 miles west of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.
    June 19, 2013 - Charleston Regional Business Journal
  • Advocate Good Shepherd cancer care earns accreditation
    The Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Center for Cancer Care received a 3 Year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
    June 18, 2013 - Daily Herald
  • Smyrna teenager honored for saving life of four-year-old boy
    John Barkley Jr. was honored at Monday night's Smyrna Town Council meeting with a framed certificate of commendation for using CPR to save the life of a four-year-old boy who was pulled from a pool and wasn't breathing.
    June 18, 2013 - Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Quotes

  • Jerry Lewis in Newsweek
    For most of my life I thought that doing good for someone didn't mean you would receive commendation for that act of kindness,Lewis said. "At least until now. This award touches my heart and the very depth of my soul because of who the...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde in Oneindia
    Shinde said, "Power Grid also needs special commendation for completing a transmission line of about 400 circuit kilometer and a sub-station in Afghanistan under difficult working conditions, hilly terrain and snow bound area as well as difficult...
  • Stephen Roach in New York Times
    From the moment he was given his own team to direct, his captaincy began to grow. Certainly, his position is not under threat. Overall, he deserves commendation not censure. Moreover his team represented the country with impressive dignity.... Peter Roebuck http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Roebuck&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGGnq3fJJ1BLO_vjER-BhmjnXnNRA Expressindia.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://cricket.expressindia.com/news/Roebuck-blames-Aussie-selectors-for-Ashes-loss/506882/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFVNsKk2yJfh50W3iej7080yf3FXQ Aug 25, 2009 19890 27680 commensurate But they are all steps in the direction of making the renminbi into a more international currency that is commensurate with China's global role, opening up the capital account and moving towards convertibility," Mr. Roach said.

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