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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Commonly accepted or recognized.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Generally accepted, recognized or admitted.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acknowledg.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acknowledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Generally accepted or recognized as correct or reasonable. Opposite of unacknowledged.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. generally accepted
  • adj. recognized or made known or admitted

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