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recognition

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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recognitionrec‧og‧ni‧tion /ˌrekəɡˈnɪʃən/ ●●○ W3 noun  1 [singular, uncountable]TRUEIMPORTANT the act of realizing and accepting that something is true or importantrecognition of Don’s recognition of the importance of Suzy in his liferecognition that There is general recognition that the study techniques of many students are weak.formal/official recognition official recognition of the need for jail reform2 [singular, uncountable]PRAISE public respect and thanks for someone’s work or achievements He has achieved recognition and respect as a scientist. The importance of voluntary organizations in the economy still needs to be given recognition.in recognition of something He was presented with a gold watch in recognition of his service to the company.3 [uncountable]RECOGNIZE the act of knowing someone or something because you have known or learned about them in the past He stared at her, but there was no sign of recognition.change beyond/out of all recognition (=change completely) The bakery business has changed beyond all recognition in the last 10 years.4 [uncountable]SCLPG the act of officially accepting that an organization, government, person etc has legal or official authorityrecognition of the recognition of Latvia as an independent stateinternational/diplomatic recognition the government’s failure to achieve international recognition5 speech recognitionCOLLOCATIONSMeaning 2: public respect and thanks for someone’s work or achievementsverbsachieve recognitionToni has been striving to achieve recognition for the past ten years.receive/be given/get recognitionYounger women artists are now getting wider recognition.win/gain recognitionThe company has won recognition for its customer service.deserve recognitionThey deserve recognition for the tremendous job they are doing.adjectivesnational/international/worldwide recognitionLike many pianists, he first achieved international recognition by winning a competition.public recognitionHe won public recognition for his work when he was awarded an MBE.professional recognitionMy father craved professional recognition.proper recognitionFrank Norris has never received proper recognition as a great novelist.wider recognitionShe deserves wider recognition.
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recognitionAlthough he was popular in Europe, Hendrix had yet to achieve recognition in his home country.With appropriate coaching and recognition, you can help your employees be more productive and meet these goals.She had to spend 10 years as a struggling artist, before receiving any recognition for her work.The area of research is the automatic recognition of handwriting and printed text by computer.In 1991, Bush granted diplomatic recognition to Russia.Effective and reliable handwriting recognition will necessarily form an important part of this new technology.He appeared at the Montreux festival in 1978, and at last began to get some international recognition as a pianist.Women painters got little recognition in those days.Instead of recognition, supervisors focused on controlling workers-looking for and documenting rule infractions.Most of them have to do with pattern recognition.It is suggested that recognition of this distinction is fundamental to the efficient and economical design and execution of stability tests.She stared at him without recognition for a few seconds.recognition ofThere is a growing recognition of the need for more preventive treatment.the recognition of treaties and bordersachieved recognitionSome of course achieved recognition in other fields.In research Bristol has achieved recognition for excellence across all of its six faculties.Not to have achieved recognition as a failure, felt Dyson, was almost worse than the failing itself.sign of recognitionHe searched for any sign of recognition, of familiarity, but there was none.He could not bear to walk past other people without any sign of recognition.He stared at her, but there was no sign of recognition.No sign of recognition in her eyes, she looked away, .international/diplomatic recognitionDegree qualifications, of course, already carry international recognition. 6.And last season the club gained international recognition with Michael Wilson playing for Ireland boys.But, despite growing international recognition of the plight of elephants on general, the wider problems of their conservation remain.He had hoped for concessions in return, including diplomatic recognition.William Golding has the same international recognition.He appeared at the Montreux festival in 1978, and at last began to get some international recognition as a pianist.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrecognitionrec‧og‧ni‧tion /ˌrekəgˈnɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]1MARKETING when people know who a person is or what something is, or know something about them as soon as they see them or hear their nameWe are bigger than most companies and ourname recognition is higher.The company is focused on building brand recognition through marketing campaigns.2when a machine can recognize something magnetic ink character recognition optical character recognition voice recognition
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