official recognition

See: mention
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His great ability as a phonetician (he was, I think, the best of them all at his job) would have entitled him to high official recognition, and perhaps enabled him to popularize his subject, but for his Satanic contempt for all academic dignitaries and persons in general who thought more of Greek than of phonetics.
He was perfectly aware that he was a good gardener, and official recognition of the fact left him gratified, but unperturbed.
There is no word yet from the IAU as to when additional features will receive official recognition.
US President Donald Trump said in the White House on December 6 time was ripe for the official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian Ambassador to the Britain, says Saturday's rally was just the beginning of a broader project to win official recognition of the State of Palestine.
Scientologists struggle for official recognition as a religion.
Summary: The certificates and degrees of the religious institution will have official recognition
Following on, the UN declared official recognition of this event in 2010.
Apparently, a decision will shortly be made by a quango - Press Recognition Panel (PRP) - which may give official recognition to an organisation called Impress, not broadly supported by the mainstream Press.
Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq was awarded the ICC Test Championship mace by ICC Chief Executive David Richards today as an official recognition of Pakistan top ranking in Test cricket.
However, a precise timetable for the official recognition was not specified by the visiting Greek lawmakers.
Muscat: An official recognition for Oman squash seems to be round the corner as positive vibes emerged when a delegation of the sport's promoters called on the Minister of Sports Affairs Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al Mardouf Al Saadi on Sunday.