Definition of nonrecognition in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänrekəɡˈniSHən/


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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  • Several patients had an action plan that they did not use owing to non-recognition of asthma symptoms.
  • Nerve damage means non-recognition by the patient that a disease process or injury is occurring.
  • I can't decide, however, whether to be hurt or annoyed by the blanking and non-recognition.

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Syllabification: non·rec·og·ni·tion

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