from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See recognizable, etc.

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  • adjective Able to be recognised.

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  • adjective capable of being recognized


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From recognise + -able.


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  • This DA that we are all familiar with is, in short, recognisable as the local peddler of an ideology that is well known internationally.


  • The Conservative party's "scribbled" tree logo was next worst while the Lib-Dems' "Bird of Liberty" was described as "recognisable" and reflecting the party's commitment to freedom.

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  • The river widens away before us; the flats are green on either side; the mountains are pierced with terraces of rock-cut tombs; while far away inland, apparently on the verge of the desert, we see here a clump of sycamores – yonder a dark hillock – midway between both a confused heap of something that may be either fallen rock or fallen masonry; but nothing that looks like a Temple, nothing to indicate that we are already within recognisable distance of the grandest ruins in the world.

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  • Jerusalem was not a sure thing for Broadway, especially not with an almost all- British cast with no name recognisable to the vast majority of Americans.

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  • To call these places villages conveys the idea of recognisable streets and houses.

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  • The DP's Gauteng branch said in a separate statement it was understandable that Selebi was not as "recognisable" as he would have liked.

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  • You’re just a small grey box, but you saved the video game industry and made Nintendo a name recognisable by almost anyone.

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  • 2 Impresarios are waking up to the need to create a "narrative": aka a recognisable sequence of championship races, properly defined and explained.

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  • A source told The Sun that Jones was "recognisable" in America because of his romantic involvement with stars like Halle Berry and Hayden Panettiere.

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  • It's flashy, and recognisable, meaning it's more likely to be stolen Lack of (sigh) multitasking can hit productivity in class.

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