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British English: /ˈrɛkəɡnʌɪz/
American English: /ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz/

Translation of recognize in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (identify)
    reconnaître (person, voice, sound, place) (by à) (as comme étant)
    identifier (sign, symptom) (as comme étant)
    did you recognize each other?
    est-ce que vous vous êtes reconnus?
  • 2 (acknowledge)
    reconnaître (problem, fact, value, achievement)
    (officially) reconnaître (government, authority, claim etc)
    to recognize that …
    reconnaître que …
    to be recognized as
    être reconnu comme étant (heir, owner)
    to be recognized by law
    être reconnu légalement
  • 3 (American English) (in debate)
    donner la parole à (speaker, debater)

also: recognized past participle adjective

  • 1 (acknowledged)
    (expert, organization)
  • 2 (Business) (with accredited status)
    (firm, supplier)
    recognized agent
    agent (m) accrédité
    recognized dealer
    concessionnaire (m) attitré
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