reconnaître

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See also: reconnaitre

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From Old French reconoistre, from Latin recognōscere, present active infinitive of recognōscō.

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reconnaître

  1. to recognise (something or someone that one has encountered before)
  2. to admit

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This verb is one of a fairly small group of -re verbs, that are all conjugated the same way. They are unlike other verb groups in that the ‘i’ is given a circumflex before a ‘t’.

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