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recognized

adjective

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having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge
  • recognized experts on stem cell research

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recognized

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past tense of recognize

Synonyms & Antonyms of recognized (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to have a clear idea of
  • finally recognized that we were hopelessly lost

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2 to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration
  • an awards banquet to recognize local heroes

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“Recognized.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recognized. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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