Meaning of "recognition" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /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)