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Origin of recognition
Examples from the Web for recognition
In a recent interview with Britain's The Sunday Times, Sola Jimenez said all he wants is recognition.Spanish Court To Consider Paternity Claims Against Former King Juan Carlos|Tom Sykes|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It has yet to receive the recognition it deserves,” said Richardson.
Some heads nodded in recognition of this, others look startled.
Is it frustrating that he hasn't had the recognition you feel he deserves?Vogue Photographer Erwin Blumenfeld: Secrets of a Fashion Legend|Tim Teeman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The increase in recognition of autism spectrum disorders in Western countries continues to confound and confuse.
Ericsson could get no recognition or assistance from the government when he presented his design of the Monitor.The Submarine in War and Peace|Simon Lake
Variation in coloration is of such magnitude that it has been used as the basis for recognition of subspecies.
It had no recognition in flesh, and it was the reward of no prayer or humility or righteousness.Linda Condon|Joseph Hergesheimer
He gave a dubious response; George could win his recognition as king by extirpating heresy, and he promised to send legates.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II|Henry Charles Lea
In that glance of recognition he remembered what he had done.A Little Dusky Hero|Harriot T, Comstock
Word Origin for 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.
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.