I am still not sure if she meant it as a compliment... The recognition of GQ was, therefore, encouraging to say the least.
Abbas had long sought American recognition of the 1967 border as the basis for a peace agreement.
The message was clear: no to negotiation, no to recognition, no to compromise.
Luckily for Thein Sein, recognition from the West seems to be guaranteed.
Georgia rallied its allies in the West, to block a global tide of recognition from building.
Estelle looked at them but, strange to say, there was no look of recognition in her eyes.
She shot a glance of recognition at me, but she said, with a resigned look: 'Let's be off.
In recognition, an attractive public park was named for him.
I was bending over him, and a light of recognition dawned in his eyes.
He left you without saying a word as soon as the day began to dawn, his motive being fear of recognition.
mid-15c., "knowledge of an event or incident; understanding," from Middle French recognition (15c.) and directly from Latin recognitionem (nominative recognitio) "a reviewing, investigation, examination," noun of action from past participle stem of recognoscere "to acknowledge, know again; examine" (see recognize).
Sense of "formal avowal of knowledge and approval" is from 1590s; especially acknowledgement of the independence of a country by a state formerly exercising sovereignty (1824). Meaning "a knowing again" is from 1798.
recognition rec·og·ni·tion (rěk'əg-nĭsh'ən)
An awareness that something perceived has been perceived before.
The ability of one molecule to attach itself to another molecule having a complementary shape, as in enzyme-substrate interactions.
In diplomacy, the act by which one nation acknowledges that a foreign government is a legitimate government and exchanges diplomats with it. The withholding of recognition is a way for one government to show its disapproval of another.