Focus on the pronunciation of recognition
English definition of “recognition”
/ˌrekəgˈnɪʃən/ noun [U]
› MARKETING a situation in which people know what something is when they see or hear it: After thirty years of trading, the company name enjoys global recognition. We have poor brand recognition in the Asian market. Skype's dominance and name recognition can pose problems for competitors.
› the act of praising or rewarding someone for something they have done: We did all the work but they got all the recognition! They are to receive bonuses in recognition of their work.
› official agreement that an organization has authority to do things: They have been trying for three years to get recognition for their union. The council runs a recognition scheme for private colleges.
› IT the ability of a machine to read something electronically and to get information from it: text recognition software → See also brand recognition, MICR, optical character recognition, voice recognition