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Accolade vs. Recognition

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Accoladenoun

An expression of approval; praise.

Recognitionnoun

the act of recognizing or the condition of being recognized matching a current observation with a memory of a prior observation of the same entity

‘He looked at her for ten full minutes before recognition dawned.’;

Accoladenoun

A special acknowledgment; an award.

Recognitionnoun

acceptance as valid or true

‘The law was a recognition of their civil rights.’;

Accoladenoun

An embrace of greeting or salutation.

Recognitionnoun

official acceptance of the status of a new government by that of another country

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Accoladenoun

(historical) A salutation marking the conferring of knighthood, consisting of an embrace or a kiss, and a slight blow on the shoulders with the flat of a sword.

Recognitionnoun

honour, favourable note, or attention

‘The charity gained plenty of recognition for its efforts, but little money.’;

Accoladenoun

(music) A brace used to join two or more staves.

Recognitionnoun

(immunology) The propriety consisting for antibodies to bind to some specific antigens and not to others.

Accoladenoun

Written Presidential certificate recognizing service by personnel who died or were wounded in action between 1917 and 1918, or who died in service between 1941 and 1947, or died of wounds received in Korea between June 27, 1950 and July 27, 1954. Service of civilians who died overseas or as a result of injury or disease contracted while serving in a civilian capacity with the United States Armed Forces during the dates and/or in areas prescribed is in like manner recognized.

Recognitionnoun

A return of the feu to the superior.

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Accoladenoun

(architecture) An ornament composed of two ogee curves meeting in the middle, each concave toward its outer extremity and convex toward the point at which it meets the other. Such accolades are either plain or adorned with rich moldings, and are a frequent motive of decoration on the lintels of doors and windows of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, especially in secular architecture.

Recognitionnoun

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.’;

Accoladeverb

(transitive) To embrace or kiss in salutation.

Recognitionnoun

the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged;

‘the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work’; ‘she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own’;

Accoladeverb

To confer a knighthood on.

Recognitionnoun

the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering;

‘a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces’; ‘experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer’;

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Accoladeverb

(transitive) To confer praise or awards on.

‘an accoladed novel’;

Recognitionnoun

approval;

‘give her recognition for trying’; ‘he was given credit for his work’; ‘give her credit for trying’; ‘the credits were given at the end of the film’;

Accoladenoun

A ceremony formerly used in conferring knighthood, consisting of an embrace, and a slight blow on the shoulders with the flat blade of a sword.

Recognitionnoun

coming to understand something clearly and distinctly;

‘a growing realization of the risk involved’; ‘a sudden recognition of the problem he faced’; ‘increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases’;

Accoladenoun

A brace used to join two or more staves.

Recognitionnoun

(biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape;

‘molecular recognition drives all of biology, for instance, hormone and receptor or antibody-antigen interactions or the organization of molecules into larger biologically active entities’;

Accoladenoun

a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction;

‘an award for bravery’;

Recognitionnoun

the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country;

‘territorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991’;

Accolade

The accolade (also known as dubbing or adoubement) (Latin: benedictio militis) was the central act in the rite of passage ceremonies conferring knighthood in the Middle Ages. From about 1852, the term accolade was used much more generally to mean or or .

‘praise’; ‘award’; ‘honour’;

Recognitionnoun

an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid;

‘the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States’;

Recognitionnoun

designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body;

‘he was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman’;

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