What does Acknowledgement mean?

Definitions for Acknowledgement

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement(noun)

    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"

  2. acknowledgment, acknowledgement(noun)

    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"


  1. acknowledgement(Noun)

    The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.

  2. acknowledgement(Noun)

    The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.

  3. acknowledgement(Noun)

    An award or other expression or token of appreciation.

  4. acknowledgement(Noun)

    An expression of gratitude.

  5. acknowledgement(Noun)

    A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.

    a wedding invitation's acknowledgement

  6. acknowledgement(Noun)

    A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.

    See Wikipedia article on transmission

  7. acknowledgement(Noun)

    The act of a man admitting a child as his own.

  8. acknowledgement(Noun)

    A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acknowledgement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acknowledgement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seamus Finn:

    There's clearly an acknowledgement of their mistakes.

  2. Cecilia Zoppelletto:

    All they seem to seek is respect and acknowledgement.

  3. Robert Martin:

    The legitimacy of the federal acknowledgement process, no matter how cumbersome, must be protected.

  4. Pinkett Smith:

    Begging for acknowledgement, or even asking, diminishes dignity and diminishes power. And we are a dignified people, and we are powerful.

  5. Les Funtleyder:

    What they really want to know is, are you thinking about this issue? they are looking for an acknowledgement on the management team's part.

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Translations for Acknowledgement

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • اعترافArabic
  • потвърждение, отличие, припознаване, признаниеBulgarian
  • reconeixement, agraïmentCatalan, Valencian
  • přiznání, uznáníCzech
  • Bestätigung, Quittung, Anerkennung, AnerkenntnisGerman
  • agnoskoEsperanto
  • reconocimientoSpanish
  • hyväksyminen, tunnustus, tunnustaminen, tunnustuspalkinto, vastaanottoilmoitus, omistaminen, omistuskirjoitus, todistus, vastaus, myöntäminen, kiitos, hyväksyntä, palkinto, huomionosoitus, kuittausFinnish
  • reconnaissance, remerciement, récompenseFrench
  • pengakuanIndonesian
  • riconoscimentoItalian
  • erkenning, kwitantie, ontvangstbevestiging, bevestiging, erkentelijkheid, toekenning, bekentenisDutch
  • reconhecimentoPortuguese
  • recunoaștere, chitanță, recunoștință, apreciere, adeverire, recipisăRomanian
  • признаниеRussian
  • erkännandeSwedish

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