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  • adj. Alternative spelling of unrecognized.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not having a secure reputation
  • adj. not recognized


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  • Madrid occupied and begirt by forty thousand armed strangers, his title unrecognised by Murat, his weak understanding and tumultuous passions worked upon incessantly by the malicious craft of Savary,

    The History of Napoleon Buonaparte

  • Not really a related point, but germane to the closeness of politicians to the BBC, is the spread of the perfectly respectable word "resile" meaning 'recoil' - a word unrecognised by Microsoft Word.


  • When, however, helium itself came under observation in 1907, it proved to be quite different from the object before observed, so we dubbed the unrecognised object Occultum, until orthodox science shall find it and label it in proper fashion.

    Occult Chemistry Clairvoyant Observations on the Chemical Elements

  • Concrete homes in the so-called unrecognised villages are under permanent threat of demolition, forcing many residents to live in tin huts and tents, and the national utility companies are barred from connecting them to services.


  • A large proportion of these schools are "unrecognised", which means they operate without the permission of India's notorious education inspectorate.

    Capitalism without Capital, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The Israeli government has over the years made persistent efforts to evict Bedouin farming communities in the Negev from their "unrecognised" villages and to "concentrate" them in seven "planned townships".

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • "Tens of thousands of Bedouin Arabs are being forced by discriminatory Israeli laws to live in "unrecognised" shanty towns in constant fear of having their homes demolished and their communities torn apart, Human Rights Watch said yesterday."

    Tuesday, April 08, 2008

  • But ZANU-PF chairman John Nkomo spurned their efforts, labelling them "unrecognised" church leaders.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LONDON (Reuters) - An ice-related technical fault which caused a Boeing 777 to crash-land on the perimeter of Heathrow Airport two years ago was "unrecognised" by aircraft safety procedures at the time, an accident report said on Tuesday.

    Reuters: Top News

  • This short was shot from a bus travelling through the Negev Desert in southern Israel as it passed by 'unrecognised' Bedouin villages detouring briefly through an artificial Israeli oasis town before continuing onto the chemical poisoned industrial belt further south. - Photown News


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