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Visitors are easily recognized and given a warm welcome. Christianity Today (2000)They recognize the essential fact of housework right from the very beginning. Joanna Blythman Bad Food Britain (2006)Many people do not recognize the trophy awarded that year. John Foot Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)That can best be summed up by the fact that we recognize experience. Corporate Research Foundation TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)Most of the European powers promptly recognized his government. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)It should also be recognized that government participation in self-help housing is not a new phenomenon. Tomlinson, Richard Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)The vicious circle of alienation is closed, in that people fail to recognize their own alienation. Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)Although he would not accept or recognize it, he shows many of the signs of self-loathing. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Society does not, of course, always recognize or accept that individual needs give rise to social problems. Brown, Muriel & Payne Sarah Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The act specifically recognized the government 's obligation to ensure "maximum Indian participation" in the management of federal policy in these areas. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The USA has this power anyway but wants Western governments to recognize it and to accept it politically. Hirst, Paul After Thatcher (1989)Once the problems are recognized and society accepts some degree of commitment in the battle against social evils then, naturally, public expenditure is bound to rise. Brown, Muriel & Payne Sarah Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)

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British English: recognize /ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz/ VERB
If you recognize someone or something, you know who or what they are, because you have seen or heard them before or because they have been described to you.
The receptionist recognized him at once.
  • American English: recognize
  • Arabic: يَتَعَرَّفُ على
  • Brazilian Portuguese: reconhecer
  • Chinese: 认可
  • Croatian: prepoznati
  • Czech: poznat známého
  • Danish: genkende
  • Dutch: herkennen
  • European Spanish: reconocer identificar
  • Finnish: tunnistaa tuntea
  • French: reconnaître
  • German: erkennen
  • Greek: αναγνωρίζω
  • Italian: riconoscere
  • Japanese: 分かる
  • Korean: 알아보다
  • Norwegian: kjenne igjen
  • Polish: rozpoznać
  • European Portuguese: reconhecer
  • Romanian: a recunoaște
  • Russian: узнавать
  • Spanish: reconocer identificar
  • Swedish: känna igen
  • Thai: จำได้
  • Turkish: tanımak
  • Ukrainian: впізнавати
  • Vietnamese: nhận ra

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