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Spanish Word of the Day: Reconocer

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Reconocer

Verbos de pensamiento II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/22/2003
Word: Reconocer
(re-co-no-CER) Verbo
English: to recognize
Etymology: Del latín recognoscere
Meaning: 1. Examinar con cuidado a una persona o cosa para enterarse de su identidad naturaleza y circunstancias.
2. Considerar, advertir o contemplar.
3. Admitir y manifestar que es cierto lo que otro dice.
Topic:Verbos de pensamiento II
Example:

"...no sólo se negó a reconocer en esas visiones los síntomas precursores del presente..."

Luis Landero, Juegos de la edad tardía p.9 Eds. RBA

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