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English definition of “recognition”

recognition

noun [U] (KNOWLEDGE)   /ˌrek·əɡˈnɪʃ·ən/
the fact of knowing who a person is or what a thing is because of having seen or experienced that person or thing before: Dole obviously had the greatest name recognition of all the Republican candidates .
(Definition of recognition noun (KNOWLEDGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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