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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A statement recognizing something or someone. Also: A short note recognizing a source of information or a quoted passage.

Usage examples (38)
  • They received by mail an acknowledgement of their appointment with the famous artist.
  • She must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
  • The preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her
  • Ellis bowed coldly in acknowledgment of his words. for more
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