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Spanish translation of “recognize”

recognize

verb /ˈrekəɡnaiz/
to see, hear etc (a person, thing etc) and know who or what that person, thing etc is, because one has seen or heard him, it etc before I recognized his voice/handwriting I recognized him by his voice. to admit, acknowledge Everyone recognized his skill. to be willing to have political relations with Many countries were unwilling to recognize the new republic. to accept as valid, well-qualified etc I don’t recognize the authority of this court. recognizable adjective ( recognisable) (negative unrecognizable). recognizably adverb ( recognisably)
de modo reconocible
recognition /-ˈniʃən/ noun the act or state of recognizing or being recognized They gave the boy a medal in recognition of his courage I said hello to him but he showed no recognition.
(Definition of recognize from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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