German English Dictionary

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erkennen in English:

1. recognize

I recognized him
Young people can recognize this about romantic love, but they find it hard to accept the same fierce element in parental affection.
The government of South Africa can no longer suppress the movement to recognize equal rights for black people.
I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America's story. The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco.
If the distance you move the pen is too small, the speed too slow, it can't recognize the gestures well and you can't operate it in the way you thought.
Recognize and respect the personality of a person.
We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as definitive and has as its highest value one's own ego and one's own desires.
While we hate force, we recognize the need for law and order.
Poland was one of the first countries to recognize the Republic of Turkey.
I prefer traditional characters. Due to the abundance of reading materials in simplified characters, I can recognize many of them too.
You can't seriously expect that they won't recognize you in that disguise. That lopsided, dime store moustache is a dead giveaway!
I looked up, and did not recognize the same man: before, I had seen death in his face; but now he was alive, and I recognized in him the presence of God.
She didn't recognize any of the names. Have you ever recognised someone in the street and avoided them? Yes, I've recognised someone in the street and avoided them.
Already well-known during his lifetime, Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as "the greatest American architect of all time
More information is needed to recognize an unexpected phenomenon.

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2. discerning

an ideal tour for the discerning traveller
discerning clients with personal tastes and very exacting standards.

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3. discern

I quickly discerned that something was wrong.
I can`t discern which raspberries are rotten.
I could just discern a figure in the darkness.
how modern brain-based methods can be used to discern some of the changes that occur during L2 learning
It is hard to discern between the true and the false.

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4. recognising

Socrates said that recognising your own ignorance is the first step towards wisdom.

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