recognizance

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recognizance

, recognisance
Law
a. a bond entered into before a court or magistrate by which a person binds himself to do a specified act, as to appear in court on a stated day, keep the peace, or pay a debt
b. a monetary sum pledged to the performance of such an act
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We would like government to seriously take recognisant of our challenges in the last farming season and address them .
The court had already notified the company about the worker's complaint against it, and a representative of the company had reported to the labour department in the first sitting, which could prove that the company was well recognisant of the complaint filed against it when it issued the absconder/absence notice.