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1.General: Acknowledgment, cognizance, or confirmation of the particulars (amount, number, qualification, size, timing, validity, etc.) of an event, object, person, phenomenon, or right, before its acceptance, inclusion, or recording.

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  • The baseball player received a lot of recognition when he showed up to the restaurant and that allowed him to sign a lot of autographs.

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  • I sold $4 million dollars worth of book, so the company gave me the Salesman of the Year award, in recognition of my achievements.

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  • Sites like Facebook help you tag your friends in pictures you upload by using advanced facial recognition technologies to detect the faces of the people you know

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