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Recognized Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"
  • provided with a secure reputation; "a recognized authority"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Recognized'


  • List of federally recognized tribes: See also: List of federally recognized tribes by state As of May 2013, 566 Native American tribes were legally recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Generally recognized as safe: Not to be confused with Generally recognized as safe and effective. Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • List of countries by the number of recognized official languages: This is a list of countries sorted by the population and the number of recognized official languages. List of official languages by state Census figure

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* This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. - George Bernard Shaw

* To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth out not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth. - William Ellery Channing

* By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty one must not conceal any part of what on has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction on academic freedom acts in such a way as to hamper the dissemination of knowledge among the people and thereby impedes national judgment and action. - Albert Einstein


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  • Libya's recognized government says sending its own OPEC delegation
    BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's internationally-recognized government based in the east will send its own delegation to a meeting of OPEC oil producers in Vienna, a spokesman said on Wednesday. "A delegation of three persons has been formed to represent Libya at the OPEC meeting," government spokesman Mohammed Bazaza said. Earlier the oil ministe Read more on this news related to 'Recognized'
  • Enablon Recognized With the Green Supply Chain Award
    Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management software, today announced that it has received the Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Supply ... Read more on this news related to 'Recognized'
  • Manulife's Stephani Kingsmill Among Canada's Most Powerful Women
    Ms. Kingsmill was recognized in the Corporate Executives category which acknowledges excellence in management, vision and leadership, corporate performance and community service. This is the third time Ms. Kingsmill has been recognized for this award. Stephani Kingsmill, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications, is responsible for the Company&# Read more on this news related to 'Recognized'

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