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re kuhg ni shuhn

  • n  the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    the 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
  • n  the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
    a 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
  • n  approval
    give her recognition for trying
  • n  coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    a sudden recognition of the problem he faced
    increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases
  • n  (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
  • n  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
  • n  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
  • n  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

  • There's no happy ending or resolution, but their mutual recognition offers some sort of hope.
  • Even as he spoke, though, recognition of Hanoi was a reality.
  • Action and procrastination on Russian recognition: Italy.
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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Lez Get Real
    What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility - a recognition, on the part of every American, that we have duties to ourselves, our nation and the world, duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly, firm in the... Barack Obama Fall River Herald News Jan 20, 2009 81166 108992 recognition Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg wrote for the majority stating In requiring CLS - in common with all other student organizations - to choose between welcoming all students and forgoing the benefits of official recognition, we hold, Hastings did not...

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