Acknowledgment

  • 1 acknowledgment — ac·knowl·edg·ment also ac·knowl·edge·ment n 1 a: the act of acknowledging b: the act of admitting paternity compare filiation 2: a thing done or given in recognition of something received an acknowledgment came …

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  • 2 Acknowledgment — (also spelled acknowledgement) can refer to:*Acknowledgment (creative arts) (and scientific literature and writing), a statement of gratitude for assistance in producing a work **Acknowledgment index, an experimental method for analyzing the… …

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  • 3 Acknowledgment — Ac*knowl edg*ment, Acknowledgement Ac*knowl edge*ment ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*ment), n. 1. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession. An acknowledgment of fault. Froude. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of owning or recognizing in a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 acknowledgment — UK [əkˈnɒlɪdʒmənt] / US [əkˈnɑlɪdʒmənt] or acknowledgement UK / US noun Word forms acknowledgment : singular acknowledgment plural acknowledgments Word forms acknowledgement : singular acknowledgement plural acknowledgements 1)… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 acknowledgment — [n1] act of recognizing authority or truth of something acceptance, accession, acquiescence, admission, admitting, affirmation, allowance, allowing, assent, assertion, asservation, avowal, compliance, conceding, concession, concurrence,… …

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  • 6 acknowledgment — (n.) alternative form of ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (Cf. acknowledgement). OED deems it a spelling more in accordance with Eng. values of letters …

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  • 7 acknowledgment — or acknowledgement [ak näl′ij mənt, ək näl′ijmənt] n. 1. an acknowledging or being acknowledged; admission; avowal 2. something done or given in acknowledging, as an expression of thanks 3. recognition of the authority or claims of 4. a legal… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 acknowledgment — n. 1) to make an acknowledgment of 2) a frank; grateful; public acknowledgment 3) in acknowledgment of * * * [ək nɒlɪdʒmənt] grateful public acknowledgment a frank in acknowledgment of to make an acknowledgment of …

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  • 9 acknowledgment — noun 1) acknowledgment of the need to take new initiatives Syn: acceptance, recognition, admission, concession, confession 2) a smile of acknowledgment Syn: greeting, welcome, salutation 3) she left without a word of acknow …

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  • 10 acknowledgment — To acknowledge is to admit, affirm, declare, testify, avow, confess, or own as genuine. Favello v. Bank of America Nat. Trust & Savings Ass n, 24 Cal.App.2d 342, 74 P.2d 1057, 1058. Admission or affirmation of obligation or responsibility.… …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 12 acknowledgment — An admission, confirmation, concession, or recognition of the existence of a fact. An authentication of an instrument or writing by a declaration or statement under oath by the person whose name appears as a signer that he executed the instrument …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13 acknowledgment — noun 1. the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged 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 • Syn:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 acknowledgment — /ak nol ij meuhnt/, n. 1. an act of acknowledging. 2. recognition of the existence or truth of something: the acknowledgment of a sovereign power. 3. an expression of appreciation. 4. a thing done or given in appreciation or gratitude. 5. Law. a …

    Universalium

  • 15 acknowledgment — or acknowledgement noun Date: 1594 1. a. the act of acknowledging b. recognition or favorable notice of an act or achievement 2. a thing done or given in recognition of something received 3. a declaration or avowal of one s ac …

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  • 16 acknowledgment — noun a) The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession. See Wikipedia article on b) The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or… …

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  • 17 acknowledgment — Synonyms and related words: abject apology, acceptance, acknowledgments, acquittance, admission, allowance, answer, answering, antiphon, apology, appreciation, avowal, back, back answer, back matter, back talk, backchat, bastard title,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 acknowledgment — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of acknowledging] Syn. acceptance, declaration, compliance, affirmation, corroboration, avowal, recognition, confession, admission, admitting, conceding, concession, concurrence, assent, confirmation, accession,… …

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  • 19 acknowledgment — see acknowledgement …

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  • 20 acknowledgment — ac knowl·edg·ment || mÉ™nt n. act of recognizing or admitting; certification; recognition of a gift, expression of thanks …

    English contemporary dictionary