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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. recognition: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. recognition, recognition: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. recognition: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. recognition: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. recognition: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. recognition: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Recognition, recognition: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. recognition: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. recognition: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. recognition: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. recognition: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. recognition: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. recognition: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. recognition: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. recognition: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. recognition: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Recognition (EP), Recognition (family law), Recognition (international law), Recognition (parliamentary procedure), Recognition (sociology), Recognition (tax), Recognition, The Recognition: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Recognition: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. recognition: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. recognition: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Recognition: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. recognition: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. recognition: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. recognition: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. recognition: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. recognition: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. recognition: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. recognition: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  2. recognition: Literary Criticism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. recognition: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Recognition: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  3. recognition: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. recognition: BuzzWhack [home, info]
  5. RECOGNITION: C-SPAN Congressional Glossary [home, info]
  6. RECOGNITION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. recognition: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. Recognition: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Recognition: Glossary of Labor & Legal Terminology [home, info]
  10. recognition: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Recognition: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. recognition: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Recognition (Psychology): Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. recognition: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. recognition: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Recognition: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Recognition: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. recognition: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (recognition)

noun:  designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body ("He was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman")
noun:  the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering ("A politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces")
noun:  an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid ("The recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States")
noun:  approval ("Give her recognition for trying")
noun:  the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country ("Territorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991")
noun:  (biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape ("Molecular recognition drives all of biology, for instance, hormone and receptor or antibody-antigen interactions or the organization of molecules into larger biologically active entities")
noun:  the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged ("The partners were delighted with the recognition of their work")
noun:  coming to understand something clearly and distinctly ("A sudden recognition of the problem he faced")

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