Abbas had long sought American recognition of the 1967 border as the basis for a peace agreement.
But the document drafted by the coalition calls for recognition before it forms what it will call a temporary government.
In spite of this recognition of their relationship, starting a new life has not been easy.
He has shown no willingness to compromise on either the Palestinian “right of return” or recognition of Israel as a Jewish state.
Luckily for Thein Sein, recognition from the West seems to be guaranteed.
Estelle looked at them but, strange to say, there was no look of recognition in her eyes.
When he came, Paralus looked upon him with a smile of recognition, and said, "My father!"
In recognition, an attractive public park was named for him.
He told them what had happened, the meeting, the recognition.
He left you without saying a word as soon as the day began to dawn, his motive being fear of recognition.
mid-15c., "knowledge of an event or incident; understanding," from Middle French recognition (15c.) and directly from Latin recognitionem (nominative recognitio) "a reviewing, investigation, examination," noun of action from past participle stem of recognoscere "to acknowledge, know again; examine" (see recognize).
Sense of "formal avowal of knowledge and approval" is from 1590s; especially acknowledgement of the independence of a country by a state formerly exercising sovereignty (1824). Meaning "a knowing again" is from 1798.
recognition rec·og·ni·tion (rěk'əg-nĭsh'ən)
An awareness that something perceived has been perceived before.
The ability of one molecule to attach itself to another molecule having a complementary shape, as in enzyme-substrate interactions.
In diplomacy, the act by which one nation acknowledges that a foreign government is a legitimate government and exchanges diplomats with it. The withholding of recognition is a way for one government to show its disapproval of another.