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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recognition  \Rec`og*ni"tion\,  n.  [L.  recognitio:  cf  F. 
  recognition.  See  {Recognizance}.] 
  The  act  of  recognizing,  or  the  state  of  being  recognized; 
  acknowledgment;  formal  avowal;  knowledge  confessed  or  avowed; 
  The  lives  of  such  saints  had  at  the  time  of  their 
  yearly  memorials,  solemn  recognition  in  the  church  of 
  God.  --Hooker. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  state  or  quality  of  being  recognized  or  acknowledged 
  [syn:  {acknowledgment},  {acknowledgement}] 
  2:  the  process  of  recognizing  something  or  someone  by 
  remembering  [syn:  {identification}] 
  3:  approval;  "give  her  recognition  for  trying";  "he  was  given 
  credit  for  his  work";  "it  is  to  her  credit  that  she 
  tried";  "the  credits  were  given  at  the  end  of  the  film" 
  [syn:  {credit}] 
  4:  coming  to  understand  something  by  thinking  about  it  "a 
  growing  realization  of  the  risk  involved";  "a  sudden 
  consciousness  of  the  problem  he  faced"  [syn:  {realization}, 
  5:  the  act  of  preferring;  "the  preferment  went  to  the  younger 
  candidate"  [syn:  {preferment}] 

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