Definition of Acknowledgement in English :

Define Acknowledgement in English

Acknowledgement meaning in English

Meaning of Acknowledgement in English

Pronunciation of Acknowledgement in English

Acknowledgement pronunciation in English

Pronounce Acknowledgement in English


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1. acknowledgement, acknowledgment, recognition

the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

Example Sentences:
'the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work'
'she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own'

2. acknowledgement, acknowledgment

a statement acknowledging something or someone

Example Sentences:
'she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment'
'the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of acknowledgement
1. The act of admitting the existence or truth of something: acknowledgment that the service was poor.
a. Recognition or notice: peace based on acknowledgment of a nation's sovereignty.
b. An expression of thanks or appreciation: included acknowledgments of people who helped in making the book.
3. An answer or response in return for something: sent an acknowledgment of receipt of the letter.
4. Law The formal avowal of an act before a legally empowered officer, such as a judge or notary public, to ensure that the act will be legally recognized.

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