recognition


recognition
rec·og·ni·tion /ˌre-kəg-'ni-shən/ n
1: the act, process, or fact of recognizing
2: the state of being recognized

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

recognition
I noun acceptance, acknowledgment, admission, apperception, appreciation, approval, attention, audition, avowal, award, awareness, citation, cognition, cognizance, commemoration, comprehension, consciousness, consideration, detection, diagnosis, discovery, distinguishment, divination, espial, finding, floor, gratitude, identification, insight, insite, knowledge, memory, nod, notice, perception, prize, realization, recall, recollection, regard, remembrance, reward, thanks, tribute associated concepts: identification of a defendent II index acknowledgment (acceptance), adoption (acceptance), appreciation (perception), apprehension (perception), approval, assent, certification (certification of proficiency), character (reputation), charter (sanction), cognition, comprehension, concession (compromise), franchise (license), identification, knowledge (awareness), notice (heed), notoriety, perception, realization, reason (sound judgment), recollection, remembrance (recollection), respect, reward, scienter, sense (intelligence), understanding (comprehension)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


recognition
In employment law, see recognised trade union.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


recognition
n. Acknowledgement that something was authorized to be done; the acknowledgement of someone's or something's rank or status, especially the diplomatic recognition of another country; a subjecting to income tax, under the federal income tax laws.
See also realization.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


recognition
The confirmation or acknowledgment of the existence of an act performed, of an event that transpired, or of a person who is authorized by another to act in a particular manner.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


recognition
The confirmation or acknowledgment of the existence of an act performed, of an event that transpired, or of a person who is authorized by another to act in a particular manner.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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