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ac·knowl·edg·ment

or ac·knowl·edge·ment  (ăk-nŏl′ĭj-mənt)
n.
1. The act of admitting the existence or truth of something: acknowledgment that the service was poor.
2.
a. Recognition or notice: peace based on acknowledgment of a nation's sovereignty.
b. An expression of thanks or appreciation: included acknowledgments of people who helped in making the book.
3. An answer or response in return for something: sent an acknowledgment of receipt of the letter.
4. Law The formal avowal of an act before a legally empowered officer, such as a judge or notary public, to ensure that the act will be legally recognized.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acknowledgement - the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledgedacknowledgement - the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
acceptance - the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
2.acknowledgement - a statement acknowledging something or someoneacknowledgement - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
credits - a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
receipt - an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
greeting, salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
aloha, ciao - an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
handclasp, handshake, handshaking, shake - grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
apology - an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone; "he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"
mea culpa - an acknowledgment of your error or guilt
condolence, commiseration - an expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent their condolences"
regrets, declination - a polite refusal of an invitation
admission - an acknowledgment of the truth of something
thanks - an acknowledgment of appreciation

acknowledgement

acknowledgment
noun
2. greeting, welcome, notice, recognition, reception, hail, hailing, salute, salutation He smiled in acknowledgement and gave her a bow.
3. appreciation, answer, thanks, credit, response, reply, reaction, recognition, gratitude, indebtedness, thankfulness, gratefulness Grateful acknowledgement is made for permission to reprint.

acknowledgment

or acknowledgement
noun
1. The act of admitting to something:
2. Favorable notice, as of an achievement:
Translations
potvrzenípřiznáníuznání
anerkendelse
tunnustaminenvastaustodistus
potvrda
承認
인정
bekräftelse
การยอมรับ
sự công nhận

acknowledgement

[əkˈnɒlɪdʒmənt] N
1. (= admission) → admisión f; (= recognition) → reconocimiento m
in acknowledgement ofen reconocimiento de, en agradecimiento a
I wish to make public acknowledgement of the helpquiero agradecer públicamente la ayuda
to make acknowledgementsexpresar su agradecimiento
2. (Comm) [of letter etc] → acuse m de recibo
3. [of greeting] → contestación f
4. to quote sb without acknowledgementcitar a algn sin mencionar la fuente acknowledgements (in book) → menciones fpl

acknowledgement

[ækˈnɒlɪdʒmənt]
n
(= acceptance) [problem, defeat, failure] → aveu m
sb's acknowledgement that ... → l'aveu de qn du fait que ...
(= appreciation, recognition) [applause, compliments] → reconnaissance f
[letter, parcel] → accusé m de réception
(= gesture of recognition) [person met] to smile in acknowledgement → sourire en signe de reconnaissance
acknowledgements npl (in book)remerciements mplacknowledgement slip naccusé m de réception

acknowledgement

nAnerkennung f; (of quotation)Angabe f; (= recognition: of truth, fault, defeat etc) → Eingeständnis nt; (of letter, present)Empfangsbestätigung f; (of greetings, cheers etc)Erwiderung f; he waved in acknowledgementer winkte zurück; in acknowledgement ofin Anerkennung (+gen); to quote without acknowledgementohne Quellenangabe zitieren; I received no acknowledgementich erhielt keine Antwort; as an acknowledgement of my gratitudezum Zeichen meiner Dankbarkeit; acknowledgements are due to …ich habe/wir haben … zu danken; (in book) → mein/unser Dank gilt

acknowledgement

[əkˈnɒlɪdʒmənt]
a. n (admission) → ammissione f, riconoscimento; (of letter) → conferma (di aver ricevuto)
in acknowledgement of → a riconoscimento di
b. acknowledgements npl (in book) → ringraziamenti mpl

acknowledgement

إِعْتِراف potvrzení anerkendelse Anerkennung παραδοχή reconocimiento tunnustaminen reconnaissance potvrda riconoscimento 承認 인정 erkenning erkjennelse potwierdzenie confirmação признание bekräftelse การยอมรับ ikrar sự công nhận 承认
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