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Engelsk navneord: recognition

1. recognition (om tilstand) the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe partners were delighted with the recognition of their work.
She seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Mindre specifikke termeracceptance

Kendetegneracknowledged, unacknowledged

2. recognition (om erkendelse) the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces.
Experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)identification

Mindre specifikke termermemory, remembering

Mere specifikke termeridentity, speaker identification, talker identification

3. recognition (om kommunikation) approval

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGive her recognition for trying.
He was given credit for his work.
Give her credit for trying.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)credit

Mindre specifikke termerapproval, commendation

Mere specifikke termercommemoration, memorial, ovation, remembrance, salutation, salute, standing ovation

4. recognition (om erkendelse) coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA growing realization of the risk involved.
A sudden recognition of the problem he faced.
Increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)realisation, realization

Mindre specifikke termerapprehension, discernment, savvy, understanding

5. recognition (om fænomen) (biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMolecular recognition drives all of biology, for instance, hormone and receptor or antibody-antigen interactions or the organization of molecules into larger biologically active entities.

Mindre specifikke termerorganic phenomenon

Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

6. recognition (om kommunikation) the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTerritorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991.

Mindre specifikke termerdiplomacy, diplomatic negotiations

7. recognition (om erkendelse) an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States.

Mindre specifikke termeracceptance, credence

8. recognition (om handling) designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman.

Mindre specifikke termerappointment, assignment, designation, naming

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