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acknowledged

adjective ac·knowl·edged \-lijd\

Definition of ACKNOWLEDGED

:  generally recognized, accepted, or admitted <an acknowledged expert>
ac·knowl·edged·ly \-lijd-lē, -li-jəd-\ adverb

First Known Use of ACKNOWLEDGED

1598
ACKNOWLEDGED Defined for Kids

acknowledged

adjective ac·knowl·edged \ik-ˈnä-lijd, ak-\

Definition of ACKNOWLEDGED for Kids

:  generally accepted <Sam Adams was the acknowledged ringleader. — Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain>

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