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Acknowledge Definition

(verb)

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report the receipt of


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The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

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(verb)

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accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority


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The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne

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(verb)

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express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with


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He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway

She acknowledged his complement with a smile

it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

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(verb)

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declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of


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She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

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(verb)

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express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for


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We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us

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(verb)

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accept as legally binding and valid


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acknowledge the deed