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nonrecognition

[ non-rek-uhg-nish-uhn ]
/ ˌnɒn rɛk əgˈnɪʃ ən /
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noun

absence or lack ofrecognition.

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Origin of nonrecognition

First recorded in 1840–50; non- + recognition
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British Dictionary definitions for nonrecognition

nonrecognition
/ (ˌnɒnrɛkəɡˈnɪʃən) /

noun

the act or an instance of refusing to acknowledge formally a government or the independence of a country
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