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Acknowledgement of the existence, validity, or legality of something
“There are now some two to three million people in the world seeking some form of constitutional recognition of their existence, as a group, and some form of self-government.”
Identification of someone or something or person from previous encounters or knowledge
“The range of audio aids available has improved out of all recognition in the last ten years or so, Betty says - but most people with hearing problems simply aren't aware of what is available.”
Appreciation or acclaim for an achievement, service, or ability
“An engineer from Hounslow who founded an award-winning medical company has received an honour from Brunel University in recognition of his outstanding service to the university and to enterprise.”
Appreciation given
Official acceptance of the status of a new government by that of another country
“His government did not receive full recognition until July.”
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