Recognizance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkɑːɡnɪzəns|  American pronunciation of the word recognizance
Brit.  |rɪˈkɒ(ɡ)nɪz(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word recognizance

noun

- (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited (syn: recognisance)
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