Recognized - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrekəgˌnaɪzd|  American pronunciation of the word recognized
Brit.  |ˈrekəɡnaɪzd|  British pronunciation of the word recognized
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto recognize
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto recognize

adjective

- generally approved or compelling recognition(syn: accepted, recognised)

his recognized superiority in this kind of work

- provided with a secure reputation(syn: recognised)

a recognized authority

Examples

his recognized superiority in this kind of work

Once she spoke, I recognized her.

They recognized the odor at once.

The U.S. government has now recognized the newly formed country.

...the question of whether extrasensory perception will ever be a scientifically recognized entity...

Nor was the sovereignty of the Native Hawaiian race recognized at the time Hawaii became a state.

She's now widely recognized as an artist of genius.

...she immediately recognized the handwriting on the envelope as that of her old college roommate...

She has been recognized as a great humanitarian for her efforts to end world hunger.

...the legitimacy of the military dictatorship was not recognized by most other nations...

The painting was immediately recognized as a masterpiece.

...the dangers of global warming must needs be recognized—and recognized soon—by the industrialized nations of the world...

...I recognized the writer's distinctive phraseology even before I saw the name....

...the bald eagle, that universally recognized totem of our country...

...the unfriendly looks quickly warmed when we were recognized as long-unseen relatives...

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