Meaning of RECOGNITION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌre-kig-ˈni-shən, -kəg- ]


Etymology: Middle English recognicion, from Anglo-French recognition, from Latin recognition-, recognitio, from recognoscere

Date: 15th century

1. : the action of recognizing : the state of being recognized: as

a. : acknowledgment ; especially : formal acknowledgment of the political existence of a government or nation

b. : knowledge or feeling that someone or something present has been encountered before

2. : special notice or attention

3. : the sensing and encoding of printed or written data by a machine

optical character recognition

magnetic ink character recognition

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.