What does acknowledgement mean?

Definitions for acknowledgement
ac·knowl·edge·ment

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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"

Wiktionary

  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.

How to pronounce acknowledgement?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say acknowledgement in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of acknowledgement in a Sentence

  1. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    This does not mean that this is an acknowledgement of Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as two legitimate partners in the negotiations, this is our stance and this is the stance of so many parties in the support group and they consider these groups terrorist groups.

  2. Rachel Krengel:

    For( the government) to do something about it now would mean an acknowledgement that child poverty has soared over the last seven years, it would be an admission of what austerity has done to our society.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    I see this as an acknowledgement and an evaluation of Russia's efforts to develop a comprehensive strategic partnership with China, this is an indication of the special attention and respect on which our mutual national interests are based, the interests of our peoples, and, of course, our personal friendship.

  4. Nick Folkes:

    We should keep the 26th of January as a special day in our calendar, it means respect and acknowledgement of the sacrifices made by explorers, settlers, our convicts.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of acknowledgement

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  • 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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