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recognize
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
recognize /'rekəgnaiz/ (recognise) /'rekəgnaiz/
  • ngoại động từ
    • công nhận, thừa nhận, chấp nhận
      • to recognize a government: công nhận một chính phủ
    • nhìn nhận
      • to recognize a far remote relation: nhìn nhận một người bà con xa
    • nhận ra
      • to recognize an old acquaintance: nhận ra một người quen cũ
      • to recognize someone by his walk: trông dáng đi của một người nào mà nhận ra được
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) chấp nhận cho (một đại biểu) phát biểu
Concise Dictionary
recognizes|recognized|recognizing'rekəgnaɪz
verb
+accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
+be fully aware or cognizant of
+detect with the senses
+perceive to be the same
+grant credentials to
+express greetings upon meeting someone
+express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
+exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
+show approval or appreciation of

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 identify, detect, place, recall, remember, recollect, know (again):
I recognized him from seeing his picture in the newspaper.
2 acknowledge, perceive, understand, realize, see, admit, accept, own, concede, allow, grant, appreciate, respect, be aware of:
He refuses to recognize that he is responsible for his own actions.
3 approve, sanction, endorse, accept, validate, ratify:
A totalitarian government refuses to recognize the rights of the individual
4 honour, give recognition to, salute, show gratitude or appreciation, reward, distinguish, pay respect, do homage:
The society recognizes Dr Jackson for his many contributions to science.
Advanced English Dictionary
(BrE also recognise) verb (not used in the progressive tenses)
1 [VN] ~ sb/sth (by / from sth) to know who sb is or what sth is when you see or hear them, because you have seen or heard them or it before: I recognized him as soon as he came in the room. + Do you recognize this tune? + I recognized her by her red hair.
2 ~ sth (as sth) to admit or to be aware that sth exists or is true: [VN] They recognized the need to take the problem seriously. + Drugs were not recognized as a problem then. + [V wh-] Nobody recognized how urgent the situation was. + [V that] We recognized that the task was not straightforward. + [VN that] It was recognized that this solution could only be temporary. [also VN to inf]
3 ~ sb/sth (as sth) to accept and approve of sb/sth officially: [VN] recognized schools / qualifications + The UK has refused to recognize the new regime. + [VN to inf] He is recognized to be their natural leader.
Help Note: This pattern is usually used in the passive.
4 [VN] (be recognized (as sth)) to be thought of as very good or important by people in general: The book is now recognized as a classic. + She's a recognized authority on the subject.
5 [VN] to give sb official thanks for sth that they have done or achieved: His services to the state were recognized with the award of a knighthood.
Collocation Dictionary
verb

1 know sb/sth again

ADV.

immediately, instantly
I immediately recognized the building.
| easily
This is the only species of flamingo in the region, easily recognized by its pink plumage.
| barely, hardly
Stella hardly recognized her brother.

VERB + RECOGNIZE

learn to
You learn to recognize the calls of different birds.
| be easy to

PREP.

as
He recognized the man as one of the police officers.
| by
I recognized her by her red hair.
| from
I recognized them from a television show.

2 understand sth

ADV.

fully
They fully recognize the need to proceed carefully.
| belatedly, finally
The government has belatedly recognized the danger to health of passive smoking.

VERB + RECOGNIZE

must | be important to | begin to | be slow to
The company had been slow to recognize the opportunities available to it.
| fail to

PREP.

as
This issue must be recognized as a priority for the next administration.

PHRASES

be generally/universally/widely recognized, be increasingly recognized
The strength of this argument is being increasingly recognized.
| failure to recognize sth

3 accept sth officially

ADV.

clearly
The law clearly recognizes that a company is separate from those who invest in it.
| formally, officially | internationally, nationally
The Medway estuary is recognized internationally as a conservation area.

VERB + RECOGNIZE

agree to | refuse to

PREP.

as
All rivers should be officially recognized as public rights of way.

PHRASES

be legally recognized
A bill of exchange is a legally recognized document.
| a refusal to recognize sth



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