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Definition of "acknowledgement" []

  • The act of acknowledging or state of being acknowledged (noun)
  • Something done or given as an expression of thanks, as a reply to a message, etc (noun)
  • An author's statement acknowledging his use of the works of other authors, usually printed at the front of a book (noun)
  • The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession. (noun)

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  • The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness. (noun)
  • An award or other expression or token of appreciation. (noun)
  • An expression of gratitude. (noun)
  • A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood. (noun)

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Use "acknowledgement" in a sentence
  • "But ministers should realise that it will take far more than the government's own political priorities to deliver success ... and a word of acknowledgement wouldn't go amiss."
  • "Finally we have donated the plates we used to use at university to the charity shop, and I have at last thrown out a bag of spelt flour in acknowledgement of the fact I will never have the time or really the inclination to bake bread."
  • ""We've got bigger fish to fry now," said Sampson in acknowledgement of how Northampton's form has nose-dived since they triumphed at Anfield; the side has lost their past five league matches and sit second bottom in League Two."