recognize (someone or something) for (something)

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recognize (someone or something) for (something)

1. To be able to identify or remember someone or something as being a certain kind of person or thing. I recognized him for a petty conman the moment he tried talking me into that ridiculous scheme. If you were smart, you'd recognize this for the amazing deal that it is.
2. To honor, praise, or acknowledge someone or something for some deed or achievement. They are recognizing Ken for his years of service to the company. The government is recognizing the company for its important environmental work.
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recognize someone or something for something

 
1. to identify someone or something as something. I recognized the deal for a scam as soon as I heard about it. Anyone could recognize Max for a common thief.
2. to show appreciation to someone or something for something. The organization recognized Laura for her excellent contributions to the philanthropy committee. The officers recognized the committee for its outstanding efforts.
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The Utah Music Teachers Association (UMTA) was recently recognized for its 50 years of affiliation with MTNA.
Propulsion Directorate at Wright-Patterson AFB, is recognized for high-temperature superconductors.
Second District: Sue Benlley Camizzi, CDA, Buffalo, N.Y., was recognized for her ongoing contributions of time and effort to her state and local ADAA components and particularly for her continuing efforts legislatively in behalf of dental assisting in the State of New York.
Cappelli was recognized for its use of the cleaner burning ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and the new, cleaner 2005-2006 construction equipment at its Renaissance Square construction site at 221 Main Street in downtown White Plains.
Fremlin is recognized for his leadership and community-mindedness within the Sault.
15, 1994), companies need to determine the available pool of excess tax benefits available for offset for any award exercises where the amount of the tax deduction is less than the compensation cost recognized for financial reporting purposes;
Until the actual tax benefit is known, the amount of accrued benefit (deferred tax asset) is based on the amount of compensation cost recognized for financial reporting purposes.
Paul, Minnesota, recognized for delivering a cost-effective recycling program to more than 100,000 single and multi-family residences in St.
For taxpayers with an applicable financial statement, advance payment income is recognized for tax purposes in year 1, to the extent that it is recognized for financial statement purposes.
Jacqueline Moss, chief of finance of the 951 Transportation Co., Ipswich, was recognized for her work in moving SDDC cargoes in the United Kingdom at Thamesport, Felixstowe, Newport and the British military port of Marchwood.
The uniqueness of the two markets has been recognized for decades.
These individuals and groups were recognized for their contributions to the camp movement, their efforts to promote the camp experience, their service to others, and their dedication to excellence.
A liability should be recognized for delayed equity contributions that are unconditional and legally binding.
No asset is recognized for any additional net deductible amounts in future years, and reporting firms are not allowed to anticipate future income sufficient to permit recognition of net future deductible amounts as deferred tax assets.
The Magnificent Molar award--given for attitude, flexibility, team playing, mentoring and clinical ability--was presented to a clinical assistant and also the clinic's longest employed assistant was recognized for 11 years of service.
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