from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
- n. The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
- n. An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
- n. An expression of gratitude.
- n. A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.
- n. A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
- n. The act of a man admitting a child as his own.
- n. A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See acknowledgment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
- n. a statement acknowledging something or someone
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But ministers should realise that it will take far more than the government's own political priorities to deliver success ... and a word of acknowledgement wouldn't go amiss.
Finally we have donated the plates we used to use at university to the charity shop, and I have at last thrown out a bag of spelt flour in acknowledgement of the fact I will never have the time or really the inclination to bake bread.
"We've got bigger fish to fry now," said Sampson in acknowledgement of how Northampton's form has nose-dived since they triumphed at Anfield; the side has lost their past five league matches and sit second bottom in League Two.
Since evolutionary theory leads to none of those things, the complete lack of acknowledgement is louder and clearer.
Levani dipped her head in acknowledgement and headed for the place where Shavar was standing.
We seek validation of our experience and moral philosophy, but virtually meager acknowledgement is posted by other bloggers.
He nodded in acknowledgement when he left the game and was rewarded with a standing ovation, and he wore a toothy smile when and he high-five fans on the way to the locker room.
I guess it all comes down to whether a reviewer can be truly honest with himself, even in acknowledgement of any psychological factors that may come into play.
It would have made him smile and probably shake his head a bit, in acknowledgement that her name is so us.
So, in acknowledgement and protest of Final Destination, I started playing a geography game online. 12 levels, progressing from easy to hard.