Rec`og*ni"tion (?), n. [L. recognitio: cf. F. recognition. See Recognizance.]

The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized; acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed; notice.

The lives of such saints had, at the time of their yearly memorials, solemn recognition in the church of God. Hooker.


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