What does acknowledgement mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgementnoun

    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, acknowledgementnoun

    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. acknowledgementnoun

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

  2. acknowledgementnoun

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

  3. acknowledgementnoun

    An award or other expression or token of appreciation.

  4. acknowledgementnoun

    An expression of gratitude.

  5. acknowledgementnoun

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

    a wedding invitation's acknowledgement

  6. acknowledgementnoun

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

    See Wikipedia article on transmission

  7. acknowledgementnoun

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

  8. acknowledgementnoun

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

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  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. 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.

  2. Tod Beardsley:

    The acknowledgement from the Pentagon that open and free security assessments on its websites are valuable, and even encouraged, is a huge step forward for the DoD and the U.S. government.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    Absolutely not, it's an acknowledgement that we're going to come as close as we can during her presidential campaign to following the rules we followed when she became secretary of state.

  4. R. C. SPROUL (1939- ):

    For a Christian to be a Christian, he must first be a sinner. Being a sinner is a prerequisite for being a church member. The Christian church is one of the few organizations in the world that requires a public acknowledgement of sin as a condition for membership.

  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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  • اعترافArabic
  • припознаване, потвърждение, признание, отличиеBulgarian
  • reconeixement, agraïmentCatalan, Valencian
  • uznání, přiznáníCzech
  • Anerkenntnis, Anerkennung, Quittung, BestätigungGerman
  • agnoskoEsperanto
  • reconocimientoSpanish
  • vastaus, todistus, omistuskirjoitus, omistaminen, myöntäminen, kiitos, vastaanottoilmoitus, hyväksyntä, palkinto, tunnustuspalkinto, huomionosoitus, tunnustaminen, tunnustus, kuittaus, hyväksyminenFinnish
  • récompense, remerciement, reconnaissanceFrench
  • pengakuanIndonesian
  • riconoscimentoItalian
  • bekentenis, erkenning, kwitantie, ontvangstbevestiging, erkentelijkheid, bevestiging, toekenningDutch
  • reconhecimentoPortuguese
  • chitanță, recunoștință, adeverire, recipisă, recunoaștere, apreciereRomanian
  • признаниеRussian
  • erkännandeSwedish

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    joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    • A. secession
    • B. contempt
    • C. scholastic
    • D. mitre

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