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[ US /ækˈnɑɫɪdʒmənt/ ]
[ UK /ɐknˈɒlɪd‍ʒmənt/ ]
  1. the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
    the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
  2. a statement acknowledging something or someone
    she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
    the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her
  3. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
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How To Use acknowledgment In A Sentence

  • It is not so much an abasement of self as an acknowledgment that one's own way may not be the only or even the best way.
  • A veil of acknowledgment swept across her face as she slowly lifted her eyes and shifted her expression to see me.
  • So the cost of the strikes, politically, is denouncement from a Pakistani government that can’t tolerate a public acknowledgment of its complicity. Talking Reckless | ATTACKERMAN
  • The poems are the three panegyrics with their appendixes; two epithalamia; an acknowledgment to Faustus of Reji (now Riez), a eulogy of Narbonne, or rather, of two citizens of Narbonne; a description of the castle (burgas) of Leontius, etc. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock
  • Our solidarity, adventuresomeness and aplomb are the acknowledgment to the blackmail of terror ", it was hosted by actress-activist Nandita Das and directed by one-film old Feroz Abbas Khan. The News is - The News is Now Public
  • The propriety of his magical lady's injunction not to read can only be equalled by his candid acknowledgment of his independence of the trammels of spelling, although, to use his own elegant phrase, "'twas his neckverse at Byron's Poetical Works, Volume 1
  • Dr. Moreau’s on madness, which he read during these months of mental relaxation, drew from him an acknowledgment wherein he foreshadowed his intention of studying anatomy and myology. Balzac
  • With no expression of acknowledgment the porter closed the wicket.
  • No acknowledgment of my greeting came from Carrie, although her mother waved back.
  • That which intimately comprises the nature of repentance is, sorrow on account of sin committed, and of its demerit, which is so much the deeper, as the acknowledgment of sin is clearer, and more copious. The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2
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