English definition of “recognition”
ACCEPT [U, no plural] › when you accept that something is true or real: There is a growing recognition of the scale of the problem. [+ that] There is a general recognition that she's the best person for the job.
HONOUR [U] › when someone is publicly thanked for something good that they have done: Ellen gained recognition for her outstanding work. He was given a medal in recognition of his bravery.
KNOW [U] › when you know something or someone because you have seen or experienced them before: I waved at her, but she showed no sign of recognition.