acknowledgement (n.)

  1. 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

    [ Syn: recognition , acknowledgment ]

  2. 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

    [ Syn: acknowledgment ]

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