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COMMENDATION. The act of recommending, praising. A merchant who merely commends goods he offers for sale, does not by that act warrant them, unless there is some fraud: simplex commendatio non obligat.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At Monday's commendation ceremony, less than half of the 79 awardees-most of them security guards, shuttle drivers, maintenance workers, Office for Transportation Security (OTS) personnel and public affairs office employees-were present.
Police officers, special constables, police staff and members of the public were recognised for their courage, compassion and professionalism at a commendation ceremony held at North York-mony York shire police headquarters in Newby Wiske.
Government of Japan officials honored Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka Master Labor Contract (MLC) employees during a Length of Service Commendation Ceremony at the Yokosuka City Culture Hall.
PC Adam Griffiths has previously been hailed for his quick-thinking at a commendation ceremony held by Merseyside Police in June, where the dedication of 59 police officers from around the region was honoured.
This commendation ceremony was attended by over 400 guests that included students, their parents Khan graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
Divisional Commander, Chief Superintendent Alun Thomas, said: "The commendation ceremony gives us all an opportunity properly to recognise the exceptionally high standards of work achieved across the breadth of policing activity."
Tokyo, Nov 23, 2011 - (JCN) - Mitsui O.S.K Lines Ltd held a commendation ceremony for long-serving Filipino seafarers at the MOL Group seafarer manning company Magsaysay MOL Marine Inc.
She is due to receive a commendation at the British Transport Police's Awards and Commendation ceremony in Glasgow on December 1.
The Commendation Ceremony, held at The Village Hotel, Bromborough, was in recognition of acts of bravery, commitment, courage and leadership.
Abu Dhabi The Indian embassy will honour 30 blue collar workers in a commendation ceremony, embassy officials announced at a press conference yesterday.