Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
recognition /,rekəg'niʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự công nhận, sự thừa nhận
      • the recognition of a new government: sự công nhận một chính phủ mới
      • to win (receive, meet with) recognition from the public: được mọi người thừa nhận, được quần chúng thừa nhận
    • sự nhận ra
      • to alter something beyond (past) recognition: thay đổi vật gì không còn nhận ra được nữa
      • a smile of recognition: nụ cười chào khi nhận ra ai
Concise Dictionary
+the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
+the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
+coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
+(biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape
+the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country
+an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid
+designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 identification, detection:
Her recognition of the man on TV led to his arrest.
2 acknowledgement, notice, attention, cognizance, acceptance, awareness, perception, admission; honour, appreciation:
The award was a recognition of his contributions to scientific knowledge.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] the act of remembering who sb is when you see them, or of identifying what sth is: He glanced briefly towards her but there was no sign of recognition. + the automatic recognition of handwriting and printed text by computer
2 [sing., U] ~ (that ...) the act of accepting that sth exists, is true or is official: a growing recognition that older people have potential too + There is a general recognition of the urgent need for reform. + to seek international / official / formal recognition as a sovereign state + The government granted full diplomatic recognition to the republics.
3 [U] ~ (for sth) public praise and reward for sb's work or actions: She gained only minimal recognition for her work. + He received the award in recognition of his success over the past year.
Idioms: to change, alter, etc. beyond / out of (all) recognition to change so much that you can hardly recognize it: The town has changed beyond recognition since I was last here. + Capitalism has been reformed almost out of all recognition.
Collocation Dictionary

1 remembering/identifying sb/sth


immediate, instant | early
the early recognition of a disease
| dawning | character, face, handwriting, speech, text
| automatic, computer
the automatic recognition of handwriting by computer


flicker, sign
She stared directly at the witness but he did not show a flicker of recognition (= he did not show that he recognized her).


show | avoid
He pulled the hood of his cloak over his head to avoid recognition.
| allow
The monitoring system allows recognition of pollution hot spots.


Recognition slowly dawned, ‘Oh, it's you Mrs Foster!’


software, system


beyond (all) ~
(figurative) Many of those interviewed said their job had changed beyond recognition (= changed completely)over the past five years.
| out of (all) ~
(figurative) The equipment and methods of production have improved out of all recognition (= greatly improved).
| without ~
He looked up, glanced at them without recognition, and went on his way.


recognition in sb's eyes
There was no recognition in his eyes (= he did not look as if he recognized her).

2 accepting that sth exists/is true; public praise/reward


full | appropriate, due, proper | insufficient | greater, growing, increasing
There needs to be a greater recognition of corporate crime as a social problem.
| clear, explicit, overt | implicit | apparent | grudging | positive | equal
equal recognition for the work women do
| mutual | immediate, instant | belated
The award is being made in belated recognition of her services to the industry.
| individual, personal
personal recognition for your achievements
| general, universal, wide, widespread
The young talent at the club deserves wider recognition.
| international, national, worldwide | public, social | professional | diplomatic | formal, legal, legislative, official | de facto
Twelve states have accorded de facto recognition to the new regime.
| government


achieve, earn sb, gain, get, obtain, receive, win
His recitals have earned him recognition as a talented performer.
| deserve | require
Both of these perspectives are valid and require recognition.
| imply
They claim that signature of the peace accord did not imply recognition of the state's sovereignty.
| ask for, call for, demand, request, seek | apply for | qualify for
to qualify for UN recognition as an International Biosphere Reserve
| accord sb/sth, give sb/sth, grant sb/sth | refuse sb/sth


Official recognition of the change came fast.


in ~ of
an award in recognition of his outstanding work
| without ~
She has worked actively but without recognition.
| ~ as
a country that has long sought recognition as a major power
| ~ by/from
recognition by his superiors of the service he had performed
| ~ for
They received recognition for their 20-year commitment to safety at sea.


a lack of recognition, recognition of the importance of sth, recognition of the need for sth, a struggle for recognition

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