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Definition of "acknowledged" []

  • Commonly accepted or recognized. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "acknowledged" in a sentence
  • "Indeed, the word "acknowledged" -- the word used by Scott McCabe to characterize Cramer's statement -- derives from the word "knowledge.""
  • "The King, during the Treaty, continued on the frontiers, where he received the news of the death of Queen Mary of England; his Majesty dispatched forthwith the Count de Randan to Queen Elizabeth, to congratulate her on her accession to the Crown, and they received him with great distinction; for her affairs were so precarious at that time, that nothing could be more advantageous to her, than to see her title acknowledged by the King."
  • "At the leadership press conference earlier today, Senator Tom Harkin acknowledged the disappointment of supporters of the public option and other key progressive priorities, and promised that “this is the beginning of health reform, not the end of health reform.”"