recognition

  • 1 recognition — rec‧og‧ni‧tion [ˌrekəgˈnɪʆn] noun [uncountable] 1. MARKETING when people know who a person is or what something is, or know something about them as soon as they see them or hear their name: • We are bigger than most companies and our name… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Recognition — (re+cognition) is a process that occurs in thinking when some event, process, pattern, or object recurrs . Thus in order for something to be recognized, it must be familiar. This recurrence allows the recognizer to more properly react, survival… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 récognition — [ rekɔgnisjɔ̃; rekɔɲisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1842; « examen » 1771; « confession » 1430; lat. recognitio « revue, inspection » ♦ Philos. Acte de l esprit qui reconnaît (une chose) en identifiant. ● recognition nom féminin Littéraire. Reconnaissance,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 recognition — rec·og·ni·tion /ˌre kəg ni shən/ n 1: the act, process, or fact of recognizing 2: the state of being recognized Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Recognition — Rec og*ni tion (r[e^]k [o^]g*n[i^]sh [u^]n), n. [L. recognitio: cf. F. recognition. See {Recognizance}.] The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized; acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed; notice. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 recognition — recognition, identification, assimilation, apperception are comparable when they designate a form of cognition which relates a perception of something new to knowledge already acquired. Recognition implies that the thing now perceived (as by… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 recognition — recognition; un·recognition; …

    English syllables

  • 8 recognition — [n1] identification, acknowledgment acceptance, acknowledging, admission, allowance, apperception, appreciation, apprehending, assimilation, avowal, awareness, cognizance, concession, confession, consciousness, detection, discovery, double take* …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 recognition — ► NOUN 1) the action of recognizing or the process of being recognized. 2) appreciation or acknowledgement. 3) (also diplomatic recognition) formal acknowledgement by a country that another political entity fulfils the conditions of statehood …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 recognition — [rek΄əg nish′ən] n. [L recognitio < recognitus, pp. of recognoscere: see RECOGNIZANCE] 1. a) a recognizing or being recognized; acknowledgment; admission, as of a fact b) acknowledgment and approval, gratitude, etc. [in recognition of her… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Recognition — (v. lat.), 1) Wiedererkennung, Anerkennung; 2) die vor Gericht od. einem Notar geschehene Anerkennung einer Sache od. Person für dasjenige, für was sie ausgegeben worden ist; im Civilproceß bes. von der Anerkennung von Urkunden gebraucht, s. u.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Recognition — Recognition, lat. deutsch, Wiedererkennung, Anerkennung; gerichtlicher Act zur Identitäts , Aechtheitsanerkennung von Urkunden und Personen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 recognition — late 15c., from L. recognitionem (nom. recognitio) act of recognizing, noun of action from pp. stem of recognoscere to acknowledge, know again, examine (see RECOGNIZE (Cf. recognize)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 recognition — noun 1 remembering/identifying sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ immediate, instant ▪ early, prompt ▪ the early recognition of a disease ▪ dawning …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 recognition — n. 1) to give, grant recognition 2) to gain, receive, win recognition 3) general, universal; growing; official; public; tacit; wide recognition (to receive universal recognition) 4) (diplomatic) de facto; de jure recognition 5) recognition for;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 recognition — rec|og|ni|tion W2S3 [ˌrekəgˈnıʃən] n 1.) [singular, U] the act of realizing and accepting that something is true or important recognition of ▪ Don s recognition of the importance of Suzy in his life recognition that ▪ There is general recognition …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 recognition — [[t]re̱kəgnɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT Recognition is the act of recognizing someone or identifying something when you see it. George said, Ida, how are you? She frowned for a moment and then recognition dawned. George Black. Well, I never …

    English dictionary

  • 18 recognition — recognitional, adj. recognitive /ri kog ni tiv/, recognitory /ri kog ni tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /rek euhg nish euhn/, n. 1. an act of recognizing or the state of being recognized. 2. the identification of something as having been previously seen …

    Universalium

  • 19 recognition */*/*/ — UK [ˌrekəɡˈnɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun 1) [uncountable] the ability to recognize a person or thing She looked at me without a flicker of recognition in her eyes. 2) [singular/uncountable] praise, respect, or admiration His work has never gained the… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 recognition — rec|og|ni|tion [ ,rekəg nıʃn ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the ability to recognize a person or thing: She looked at me without a flicker of recognition in her eyes. a ) beyond/out of (all) recognition in a way that makes it impossible to recognize who …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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