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English translation of 'reconnaissance'

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[ʀ(ə)kɔnɛsɑ̃s ]
feminine noun
1.  [de mérite] recognition
2.  [de faute, culpabilité] acknowledgement
3.  (gratitude) gratitude
4.  (Military) reconnaissancerecce
en reconnaissance on reconnaissance

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Example Sentences Including 'reconnaissance'

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C'est le propre des grands d'avoir à attendre la reconnaissance dans cet art qui n'attend pas.
Toscan du Plantier, Daniel Bouleversifiant
Certains Mirage IV français ont même participé à des opérations de reconnaissance et d'appui au-dessus du territoire afghan.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
De plus, j'étais sûre que nos pauvres me voueraient moins de reconnaissance que ceux du tiers monde.
Bombardier, Denise Tremblement de coeur
La moindre reconnaissance est d'accepter la règle commune.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Le soleil alors brillait plus fort, une joie contenue gonflait notre poitrine, le vent de la reconnaissance fouettait notre chevelure.
Colombier, Jean Béloni
Malheureusement pour nos voisins, Arjouni n'a pas la reconnaissance du ventre.
Une dernière forme de reconnaissance avant une sortie qu'il n'avait probablement jamais imaginée.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)

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'reconnaissance' in Other Languages

British English: acknowledgement /əkˈnɒlɪdʒmənt/ NOUN
An acknowledgement of something is a statement or action that recognizes that it is true.
His resignation was an acknowledgment that he had lost hope.
  • American English: acknowledgment
  • Arabic: إِعْتِراف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: confirmação
  • Chinese: 承认
  • Croatian: potvrda
  • Czech: potvrzení
  • Danish: anerkendelse
  • Dutch: erkenning
  • European Spanish: reconocimiento
  • Finnish: tunnustaminen
  • French: reconnaissance
  • German: Anerkennung
  • Greek: παραδοχή
  • Italian: riconoscimento
  • Japanese: 承認
  • Korean: 인정
  • Norwegian: erkjennelse
  • Polish: potwierdzenie
  • European Portuguese: confirmação
  • Romanian: confirmare
  • Russian: признание
  • Spanish: reconocimiento
  • Swedish: bekräftelse erkännande
  • Thai: การยอมรับ
  • Turkish: ikrar
  • Ukrainian: підтвердження
  • Vietnamese: sự công nhận
British English: recognition NOUN
Recognition is the act of recognizing someone or identifying something when you see it.
He searched for a sign of recognition on her face, but there was none.
British English: reconnaissance NOUN
Reconnaissance is the activity of obtaining military information about a place by sending soldiers or planes there, or by the use of satellites.
The helicopter was returning from a reconnaissance mission.


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