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: recognition, acknowledgment
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15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English agnicioun, borrowed from Latin agnitiōn-, agnitiō, from agni- (variant stem of agnōscere “to recognize, acknowledge,” from ad- ad- + gnōscere, nōscere “to get to know”) + -tiōn-, -tiō, noun suffix
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