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Recognition meaning

recognition - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body; " he was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman"
  2. 2. coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; " a growing realization of the risk involved"; " a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"; " increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"
  3. 3. an acceptance ( as of a claim) as true and valid; " the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States"
  4. 4. approval; " give her recognition for trying"; " he was given credit for his work"; " give her credit for trying"; " the credits were given at the end of the film"
  5. 5. the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country; " territorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991"
  6. 6. the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; " the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; " she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
  7. 7. The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized; acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed; notice.

recognition - examples of usage

  1. But when Father Ponfret came running forward and knelt at the Bishop's feet, a great glad cry of wondering recognition went up from all the French people. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. It is a young farmer, an old acquaintance, anxious for some sign of recognition. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. She gives him a small coin, but looks the other way, without a sign of recognition. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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