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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 ?
Yes, Cleitophon, but he also said that justice is the interest of the stronger, and, while admitting both these propositions, he further acknowledged that the stronger may command the weaker who are his subjects to do what is not for his own interest; whence follows that justice is the injury quite as much as the interest of the stronger.
It seems the jolly old fellow made hosts of friends in the first Oz book, in spite of the fact that he frankly acknowledged himself "a humbug.
Her intimacy there had made him seriously determine on her being handsomely legacied hereafter; and to speak of her therefore as the almost acknowledged future heiress of Fullerton naturally followed.
But the King of France is placed in the midst of an ancient body of lords, acknowledged by their own subjects, and beloved by them; they have their own prerogatives, nor can the king take these away except at his peril.
And when fighting afterwards amongst themselves, each one was able to attach to himself his own parts of the country, according to the authority he had assumed there; and the family of the former lord being exterminated, none other than the Romans were acknowledged.
Communism is already acknowledged by all European Powers to be itself a Power.
Ought I not to be acknowledged as King of all the collected beasts?
No objection was raised on the father's side; the young man was treated liberally; it was all as it should be: and as Emma became acquainted with Robert Martin, who was now introduced at Hartfield, she fully acknowledged in him all the appearance of sense and worth which could bid fairest for her little friend.
But, in order to achieve this great revolution in favour of the native English, it was necessary that they should be united among themselves, and act under an acknowledged head.
Cedric, to whom the name of Alfred was as that of a deity, had treated the sole remaining scion of that great monarch with a degree of observance, such as, perhaps, was in those days scarce paid to an acknowledged princess.
Wilfully and wantonly to have thrown off the companion of my youth, the acknowledged favourite of my father, a young man who had scarcely any other dependence than on our patronage, and who had been brought up to expect its exertion, would be a depravity, to which the separation of two young persons, whose affection could be the growth of only a few weeks, could bear no comparison.
She then proceeded to state the facts, without mentioning names: relating in every particular precisely the same succession of events which Geoffrey Delamayn had already related to Sir Patrick Lundie--with this one difference, that she acknowledged herself to be the woman who was personally concerned in knowing whether, by Scottish law, she was now held to be a married woman or not.