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

 rec·ol·lec·tion /ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rec·ol·lec·tion n.
 1. The act of recollecting, or recalling to the memory; the operation by which objects are recalled to the memory, or ideas revived in the mind; reminiscence; remembrance.
 2. The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance; memory; as, an event within my recollection.
 3. That which is recollected; something called to mind; reminiscence.  “One of his earliest recollections.”
 4. The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control. [Archaic]
    From such an education Charles contracted habits of gravity and recollection.   --Robertson.
 Syn: -- Reminiscence; remembrance. See Memory.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the ability to recall past occurrences [syn: remembrance,
      2: the process of remembering (especially the process of
         recovering information by mental effort); "he has total
         recall of the episode" [syn: recall, reminiscence]
      3: something recalled to the mind