ac|knowl|edge|ment


ac|knowl|edge|ment
ac|knowl|edg|ment or ac|knowl|edge|ment «ak NOL ihj muhnt», noun.
1. something given or done to show that one has received a favor, service, gift, or message: »

The supermarket's receipt was acknowledgment that the groceries had been paid for. The winner waved in acknowledgment of the crowd's cheers. What is the grateful acknowledgment of a friend's kindness?

2. admitting that something is true or exists: »

acknowledgment of a mistake. The accused man made acknowledgment of his guilt.

SYNONYM(S): admission, concession, confession, avowal.
3. answering; response: »

acknowledgment of an introduction.

4. the recognition of authority, claims, or merit. SYNONYM(S): acceptance.
5. Law. a) an official certificate in legal form. b) admission of a debt or other liability.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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