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acknowledgment

noun ac·knowl·edg·ment \ik-ˈnä-lij-mənt, ak-\

Definition of acknowledgment

  1. 1 a :  the act of acknowledging b :  recognition or favorable notice of an act or achievement

  2. 2 :  a thing done or given in recognition of something received

  3. 3 :  a declaration or avowal of one's act or of a fact to give it legal validity



Examples of acknowledgment

  1. They made several public acknowledgments of their company's mistake.

  2. He paid the fine without acknowledgment of his guilt.

  3. Special acknowledgments will be made at the end of the meeting.

  4. He has finally received the acknowledgment he deserves for his charitable work.

  5. They presented him with an award in acknowledgment of his charitable work.

  6. He's the first person mentioned in the book's acknowledgments.

  7. We sent an acknowledgment that we received their letter.

  8. He never received an acknowledgment of his payment.



1594

First Known Use of acknowledgment

1594

Variants of acknowledgment

or ac·knowl·edge·ment play \ik-ˈnä-lij-mənt, ak-\


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