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Principal Translations
reconocer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (distinguir)recognise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)recognize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El perro reconoce a sus dueños por el olor.
 The dog recognises his owners by smell.
reconocer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (mostrar agradecimiento) (be grateful for)recognise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  appreciate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)recognize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La policía reconoce la ayuda prestada durante el terremoto.
 The police are recognising help given during the earthquake.
reconocer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (aceptar parentesco)recognise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  recognize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  acknowledge, accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El cantante ha reconocido al niño como su nieto.
 The singer has recognised the child as his grandson.
reconocer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (admitir error) (unwillingly)concede, admit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)recognise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)recognize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El ministro reconoció que se había equivocado.
 The minister conceded (or: admitted) that he had been mistaken.
reconocer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (examinar detenidamente)examine vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El médico reconoce a los pacientes.
 The doctor is examining the patients.
 
Additional Translations
reconocerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (distinguirse) (UK)recognise each other v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US)recognize each other v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Aunque habían pasado diez años, en cuanto se vieron se reconocieron.
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Compound Forms:
reconocer a vtr + prep (recordar a)recognize [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
reconocer como vtr + prep (admitir como)recognize as vtr + prep
reconocer el mérito de alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (admitir el valor de alguien)recognize [sb]'s merits v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
reconocer el trabajo de alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (valorar el trabajo de alguien)acknowledge [sb]'s work v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
reconocer un hijo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (aceptar la paternidad)recognize a child (as your own) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  acknowledge the paternity of a child v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
reconocer una deuda loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (admitir una deuda)admit a debt vtr + n
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