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rec·og·nize

 (rĕk′əg-nīz′)
tr.v. rec·og·nized, rec·og·niz·ing, rec·og·niz·es
1. To know to be something that has been perceived before: recognize a face.
2. To know or identify from past experience or knowledge: recognize hostility.
3. To perceive or show acceptance of the validity or reality of: recognizes the concerns of the tenants.
4. To permit to address a meeting: The club's president recognized the new member.
5. To accept officially the national status of as a new government.
6. To show awareness of; approve of or appreciate: recognize services rendered.
7. To admit the acquaintance of, as by salutation: recognize an old friend with a cheerful greeting.
8. Law To enter into a recognizance.
9. Biology To exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate, for example).

[Middle English recognisen, to resume possession of land, alteration (influenced by Medieval Latin recognizāre, to recognize) of Old French reconoistre, reconoiss-, to know again, from Latin recognōscere : re-, re- + cognōscere, to get to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

rec′og·niz′a·ble adj.
rec′og·niz′a·bly adv.
rec′og·niz′er n.
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recognized

(ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪzd) or

recognised

adj
1. formally acknowledged or accepted as valid
2. widely accepted as being true
3. known or identifiable
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) formally acknowledged
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recognized - generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"
acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
2.recognized - provided with a secure reputation; "a recognized authority"
constituted, established - brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church"
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recognized

adjective
Generally approved or agreed upon:
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Translations

recognized

[ˈrekəgnaɪzd] ADJ
1. (= acknowledged) (gen) → reconocido, conocido; [expert] → reconocido
it is a recognized fact thates un hecho conocido que ....
2. (= accredited) [institution, qualifications] → acreditado
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recognized

adjanerkannt
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recognized

[ˈrɛkəgnaɪzd] adj (technique, authority) → riconosciuto/a
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Those states that are governed by a prince and his servants hold their prince in more consideration, because in all the country there is no one who is recognized as superior to him, and if they yield obedience to another they do it as to a minister and official, and they do not bear him any particular affection.
One reason for treating memory at this early stage is that it seems to be involved in the fact that images are recognized as "copies" of past sensible experience.
Odysseus disfigures himself and goes in to Ilium as a spy, and there being recognized by Helen, plots with her for the taking of the city; after killing certain of the Trojans, he returns to the ships.
A second later she recognized the lurid profanity of the Swede.
One of Malbihn's blacks it was who first recognized his fellow black in the person of Baynes' companion.
At the sight of the little letter the heart of D'Artagnan bounded, for he believed he recognized the handwriting, and although he had seen that writing but once, the memory of it remained at the bottom of his heart.
"Be," said the letter, "on Thursday next, at from six to seven o'clock in the evening, on the road to Chaillot, and look carefully into the carriages that pass; but if you have any consideration for your own life or that of those who love you, do not speak a single word, do not make a movement which may lead anyone to believe you have recognized her who exposes herself to everything for the sake of seeing you but for an instant."
"If De Wardes has related all our affair to the cardinal, which is not to be doubted, and if he has recognized me, as is probable, I may consider myself almost as a condemned man," said D'Artagnan, shaking his head.
In this waiting room were five or six of the cardinals Guards, who recognized D'Artagnan, and knowing that it was he who had wounded Jussac, they looked upon him with a smile of singular meaning.
"And don't blame me," growled the convict I had recognized. "I don't want to go.
So, he got into his place, still making complaints, and the keeper got into the place next him, and the convicts hauled themselves up as well as they could, and the convict I had recognized sat behind me with his breath on the hair of my head.
"So he says," resumed the convict I had recognized - "it was all said and done in half a minute, behind a pile of timber in the Dockyard - 'You're a-going to be discharged?' Yes, I was.

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