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English definition of “recognize”

recognize

verb   /ˈrekəɡnaɪz/ (recognizing, recognized)
B1 to know someone or something because you have seen them or it before: I recognized her from her picture .
to accept that something is true or real : Smoking is recognized as a leading cause of lung cancer .
(Definition of recognize verb from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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