[ non-rek-uhg-nish-uhn ]
/ ˌnɒn rɛk əgˈnɪʃ ən /
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absence or lack ofrecognition.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for nonrecognition
But when a couple moves from a recognition to a nonrecognition state, they may lose access to divorce.
British Dictionary definitions for nonrecognition
/ (ˌnɒnrɛkəɡˈnɪʃən) /
the act or an instance of refusing to acknowledge formally a government or the independence of a country
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