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recognition

noun

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1 ability to positively identify someone or something
  • The research concerns the capacity for pattern recognition in dogs.

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2 the state of being publicly acknowledged or known for something (such as an achievement)
  • The group was pleased to finally receive recognition for their groundbreaking work.

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The first known use of recognition was in the 15th century

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“Recognition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recognition. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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