LPHR Magazine (March 2013) - Page 19

DEFINITION rec•og•ni•tion [rek-uh g-nish-uh n] NOUN 1. The identification of something as having been previously seen, heard, known, etc. 2. The perception of something as existing or true; realization. 3. the acknowledgement of something as valid or as entitled to consideration. 4. the acknowledgement of achievement, service, merit, etc. •