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Definition of unrecognized adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1that people are not aware of or do not realize is important The problem of ageism in the workplace often goes unrecognized.
  2. 2(of a person) not having received the admiration they deserve for something that they have done or achieved He remained largely unrecognized by the scientific establishment.
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