Translation of recognize in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (identify) [face/voice/person] reconocer*Example sentences1.2 (acknowledge, accept) reconocer*, admitir they were forced to recognize the gravity of the situation se vieron obligados a reconocer or a admitir la gravedad de la situación the island was recognized as an independent state la isla fue reconocida como estado independiente
Example sentences1.3 (grant right to speak) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [formal], concederle or darle* la palabra a the chair recognizes the gentleman from … tiene la palabra el representante de …
- She said she hardly recognized her place when she got back to it.
- They both were dressed like fashion models and wore so much makeup you hardly recognized them.
- At first glance one would hardly recognize the place from the pictures the world saw on television in 1989.
- Throughout the world, paternity leave has been recognized as an important means of reconciling the professional and familial lives of workers.
- Excessive body fat, especially in areas such as the abdomen, is increasingly recognized as an important risk factor for killers like heart disease and diabetes.
- Networking with experts in other disciplines and collaborating with statisticians should be recognized as an important way to conduct research and disseminate findings.
- As the presiding officer, he recognises those members who wish to speak.
- The gentleman's time is expired. The Chair recognizes Governor Thompson.
- The chair recognized Representative Hochberg to explain the measure.
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