acknowledged


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ac·knowl·edged

 (ăk-nŏl′ĭjd)
adj.
Commonly accepted or recognized.

acknowledged

(əkˈnɒlɪdʒd)
adj
1. recognized as being true or existing
2. recognized, esp in legal form, as having authority, rights, or claims
3. stated as being received

ac•knowl•edged

(ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd)

adj.
widely recognized; generally accepted.
[1760–70]
ac•knowl′edged•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
known - apprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
unacknowledged - not recognized or admitted
2.acknowledged - generally accepted
unquestionable - incapable of being questioned; "unquestionable authority"

acknowledged

Translations

acknowledged

[əkˈnɒlɪdʒd] ADJ an acknowledged expertun experto reconocido como tal
a generally acknowledged factun hecho generalmente reconocido

acknowledged

adj attranerkannt

acknowledged

[əkˈnɒlɪdʒd] adj (leader, expert) → riconosciuto/a
References in classic literature ?
No one would own that they were tired of the experiment, but by Friday night each acknowledged to herself that she was glad the week was nearly done.
The natives have kindly acknowledged my right to it under the law of priority.
Some ran furiously to the water's edge, beating the air with frantic gestures, while others spat upon the element, to resent the supposed treason it had committed against their acknowledged rights as conquerors.
Logan, hastening to join us, with a number of well armed men: This powerful assistance we unfortunately wanted in the battle; for, notwithstanding the enemy's superiority of numbers, they acknowledged that, if they had received one more fire from us, they should undoubtedly have given way.
He had the strangest companions imaginable; men with long beards, and dressed in linen blouses, and other such new-fangled and ill-fitting garments; reformers, temperance lecturers, and all manner of cross-looking philanthropists; community-men, and come-outers, as Hepzibah believed, who acknowledged no law, and ate no solid food, but lived on the scent of other people's cookery, and turned up their noses at the fare.
Two or three individuals hinted that the man of skill, during his Indian captivity, had enlarged his medical attainments by joining in the incantations of the savage priests, who were universally acknowledged to be powerful enchanters, often performing seemingly miraculous cures by their skill in the black art.
He had never spoken of it, nor would he allow any one else to speak of it--he had never acknowledged its existence to himself.
Her whole plump countenance beams with satisfaction and contentment from under her well-starched checked turban, bearing on it, however, if we must confess it, a little of that tinge of self-consciousness which becomes the first cook of the neighborhood, as Aunt Chloe was universally held and acknowledged to be.
She'll make a dif'rence," acknowledged Jane, "but she may turn out more biddable 'n we think.
She then broke the lace off short, and dexterously throwing it into a ditch, was presently obliged to entreat them to stop, and acknowledged her inability to put herself to rights so as to be able to walk home in tolerable comfort.
It was contrary to every doctrine of her's that difference of fortune should keep any couple asunder who were attracted by resemblance of disposition; and that Elinor's merit should not be acknowledged by every one who knew her, was to her comprehension impossible.
I acknowledged no natural claim on Adele's part to be supported by me, nor do I now acknowledge any, for I am not her father; but hearing that she was quite destitute, I e'en took the poor thing out of the slime and mud of Paris, and transplanted it here, to grow up clean in the wholesome soil of an English country garden.