unrecognized

unrecognized
also ised BrE adjective
1 someone who is unrecognized for something they have done has not received the admiration or respect they deserve: one of the great unrecognized jazzmen of the 1930s
2 not noticed or not thought to be important: go unrecognized: Domestic violence went unrecognized for years.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • unrecognized — (Amer.) adj. not recognized; unacknowledged; not identified (also unrecognised) unrecognize (Amer.) v. cease to acknowledge; stop identifying; cease to admit (also unrecognise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unrecognized — (also unrecognised) ► ADJECTIVE 1) not identified from previous encounters or knowledge. 2) not acknowledged as valid …   English terms dictionary

  • unrecognized — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unrecognized — [[t]ʌ̱nre̱kəgnaɪzd[/t]] (in BRIT, also use unrecognised) 1) ADJ: ADJ after v, v link ADJ If someone does something unrecognized, nobody knows or recognizes them while they do it. He is believed to have worked unrecognised as a doorman at East End …   English dictionary

  • unrecognized — adj. 1) to go, remain unrecognized 2) unrecognized by * * * [ʌn rekəgnaɪzd] remain unrecognized to go unrecognized by …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unrecognized — un|rec|og|nized also unrecognised BrE [ʌnˈrekəgnaızd, ˈrekə ] adj 1.) not having received praise or respect for something good you have achieved ▪ one of the great unrecognized jazzmen of the 1930s 2.) not noticed or not thought to be important ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unrecognized — un|rec|og|nized [ ʌn rekəg,naızd ] adjective 1. ) if something is unrecognized, people do not know or admit that it exists: Doctors have identified a previously unrecognized form of the disease. a ) used about good things that people do that no… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unrecognized — UK [ʌnˈrekəɡnaɪzd] / US [ʌnˈrekəɡˌnaɪzd] adjective 1) a) if something is unrecognized, people do not know or admit that it exists Doctors have identified a previously unrecognized form of the disease. b) used about good things that people do that …   English dictionary

  • unrecognized net gain or unrecognized net loss — An off balance sheet asset or liability created under FAS 87 rules when plan assets in a defined benefit pension plan exceed or fall short of the projected benefit obligation ( PBO). The gain or loss is usually caused by actual investment returns …   Financial and business terms

  • unrecognized net gain — or unrecognized net loss An off balance sheet asset or liability created under FAS 87 rules when plan assets in a defined benefit pension plan exceed or fall short of the projected benefit obligation ( PBO). The gain or loss is usually caused by… …   Financial and business terms

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