Definition of unrecognized adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -ised) adjective
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrekəɡnaɪzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈrekəɡnaɪzd//
    jump to other results
  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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unrecognized