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English definition of “recognition”

recognition

noun
 
/ˌrekəɡˈnɪʃən/
the act of accepting that something is true or real: There is a growing recognition of the size of the problem.
[no plural] the act of remembering something or someone because you have seen it or them before: I waved at her, but she showed no sign of recognition.
(Definition of recognition from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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