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推(tuī)荐(jiàn) means ‘recommend/recommendation’. To be specific, it means introduce the ideal person or items to another person or organization. For example,

我推荐你读这本书

Wǒ       tuījiàn     nǐ    dú   zhèběn   shū

I   recommend  you  read   this     book

‘I recommend you to read this book.’

建(jiàn)议(yì) means ‘advise/advice/suggest/suggestion’. To be precise, it means the speaker express his/her attitude or thoughts to the listen pertains to certain issue.

For example,

我建议你读这本书

Wǒ  jiànyì      nǐ     dú    zhèběn    shū

I     advise     you  read   this      book

‘I advise you to read this book.’
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