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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rec·og·ni·tion /ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən, kəg-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 rec·og·ni·tion /ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rec·og·ni·tion n.  The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized; acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed; notice.
    The lives of such saints had, at the time of their yearly memorials, solemn recognition in the church of God.   --Hooker.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged;
           "the partners were delighted with the recognition of
           their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of
           recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to
           her own" [syn: acknowledgment, acknowledgement]
      2: the process of recognizing something or someone by
         remembering; "a politician whose recall of names was as
         remarkable as his recognition of faces"; "experimental
         psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of
         the stimulus to its recognition by the observer" [syn: identification]
      3: approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given
         credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"; "the
         credits were given at the end of the film" [syn: credit]
      4: coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; "a
         growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden
         recognition of the problem he faced"; "increasing
         recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other
         chronic diseases" [syn: realization, realisation]
      5: (biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another
         molecule that has a complementary shape; "molecular
         recognition drives all of biology, for instance, hormone
         and receptor or antibody-antigen interactions or the
         organization of molecules into larger biologically active
      6: the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or
         of the national independence of a country; "territorial
         disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of
         Belize in 1991"
      7: an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid; "the
         recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico
         and the United States"
      8: designation by the chair granting a person the right to
         speak in a deliberative body; "he was unable to make his
         motion because he couldn't get recognition by the