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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To show by word or act that one has wisdom of and agrees to a fact or truth; To recognize as genuine; Assent to (as a legal instrument) so as to give validity.

Usage examples (37)
  • acknowledging responsibility for the error, the bank employee resigned.
  • With a hint of mutual value, adversaries become rivals -- a term acknowledging each party's role as a teacher of the other.
  • I believe in acknowledging that, that's just how I am.
  • As in acknowledging Lynn Vincent, who was Palin's co-author on the book. for more
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