Definition of nonrecognition in English:


Syllabification: non·rec·og·ni·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌnänrekəgˈniSHən


  • Refusal to acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of something: trade barriers such as nonrecognition of professional qualifications nonrecognition of same-sex marriages
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    • Blatant nonrecognition of shipping achievements in international business can only aggravate situations like this.
    • We are pleased that he seems to be alone among reviewers in his nonrecognition of the book's argument.
    • The recognition or non-recognition of a certain truth depends not on external causes, but on certain other causes within the man himself.

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