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Commendable Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    commendable adj : worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose"; "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence" [syn: applaudable, laudable, praiseworthy] adv : in an admirable manner; "the children's responses were admirably normal" [syn: admirably, laudably, praiseworthily]
Commendable Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Commendable \Com*mend"a*ble\, a. Note: (Formerly accented on the first syllable.) [L. commendabilis.] Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy. Order and decent ceremonies in the church are not only comely but commendable. --Bacon. -- Com*mend"a*ble*ness, n. -- Com*mend"a*bly, adv.
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Commendable (foaled 1997 in Kentucky) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse, best known for his victory in the 2000 Belmont Stakes.

Prior to the Belmont Stakes, Commendable had earned $88,470 in seven races and his only win had been back in August 1999 when he won a Del Mar maiden race for two-year-olds. In the Kentucky Derby he finished seventeenth in a nineteen-horse field after which his handlers chose not to run him in the Preakness Stakes.

Commendable's career also featured a second place finish in the Super Derby and a third place finish in the Travers Stakes.

He was retired to stud duty at Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where he remained until 2005 when he was sent to a government-owned horse breeding operation in South Korea.

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* Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demand -- a business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foods -- or it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where the values are intrinsic and have nothing to do with standardized values. - Willa Sibert Cather


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  • EU source: Vučić's statements commendable
    BRUSSELS -- The European Commission has welcomed Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić's statements on Friday regarding food exports to Russia, Tanjug is reporting. Read more on this news related to 'Commendable'
  • 'Get On Up': Chadwick Boseman does commendable job portraying James Brown
    The '42' actor is great in 'Up,' but the movie feels the need to portray every single aspect of Brown's life.  Read more on this news related to 'Commendable'
  • 'Modi government has done commendable work in two months'
    Asserting that the Narendra Modi government has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said it was trying to put the country's economy back on rails. Read more on this news related to 'Commendable'

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