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Synonyms for acknowledgement

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement(noun)

    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"

    credit, acknowledgment, mention, identification, citation, quotation, reference, cite, realization, realisation, recognition

  2. acknowledgment, acknowledgement(noun)

    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"

    credit, recognition, reference, citation, quotation, mention, acknowledgment, cite


  1. acknowledgement(noun)

    confession, ACK, recognizance, recognition, admission, concession, avowal

  2. acknowledgement(noun)

    The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.

    recognition, concession, confession, avowal, ACK, recognizance, admission

  3. acknowledgement(noun)

    The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.

    concession, recognizance, avowal, ACK, admission, recognition, confession

  4. acknowledgement(noun)

    An award or other expression or token of appreciation.

    recognition, avowal, confession, recognizance, concession, admission, ACK

  5. acknowledgement(noun)

    An expression of gratitude.

    concession, recognizance, avowal, admission, recognition, ACK, confession

  6. acknowledgement(noun)

    A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.

    a wedding invitation's acknowledgement

    recognition, confession, admission, ACK, concession, avowal, recognizance

  7. acknowledgement(noun)

    A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.

    See Wikipedia article on transmission

    recognizance, ACK, recognition, avowal, confession, concession, admission

  8. acknowledgement(noun)

    The act of a man admitting a child as his own.

    ACK, avowal, concession, admission, recognizance, confession, recognition

  9. acknowledgement(noun)

    A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.

    concession, confession, admission, ACK, recognition, recognizance, avowal

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How to use acknowledgement in a sentence?

  1. Neil Shearing:

    Certainly, a lot of the panic has subsided in the past month or so, there is growing acknowledgement that the Fed will tread carefully and second, there have been some local positive developments ... the oil price stabilisation has also helped.

  2. Seamus Finn:

    There's clearly an acknowledgement of their mistakes.

  3. Pinkett Smith:

    Today is Martin Luther King's birthday, and I can't help but ask the question: Is it time that people of color recognize how much power, influence, that we have amassed, that we no longer need to ask to be invited anywhere? begging for acknowledgement, or even asking, diminishes dignity and diminishes power. And we are a dignified people, and we are powerful.

  4. Michele Gonzalez:

    I wouldn't change a thing, my son was happy and healthy, and I was able to accomplish one of my lifetime goals. I received nothing but positive feedback and reactions from other athletes during the entire experience. During the race, when I was pumping in the transition tents, the other females were coming over, giving me high fives, and offering encouraging words of support and acknowledgement. It was pretty amazing.

  5. Sanjay Chadha:

    Marketing to the senior market requires an acknowledgement that they are leading active lives, and just as likely as millennials to be spending lots of time out and about.

Translations for acknowledgement

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  • اعترافArabic
  • потвърждение, отличие, припознаване, признаниеBulgarian
  • reconeixement, agraïmentCatalan, Valencian
  • přiznání, uznáníCzech
  • Bestätigung, Quittung, Anerkennung, AnerkenntnisGerman
  • agnoskoEsperanto
  • reconocimientoSpanish
  • hyväksyminen, tunnustus, tunnustaminen, tunnustuspalkinto, vastaanottoilmoitus, omistaminen, omistuskirjoitus, todistus, vastaus, myöntäminen, kiitos, hyväksyntä, palkinto, huomionosoitus, kuittausFinnish
  • reconnaissance, remerciement, récompenseFrench
  • pengakuanIndonesian
  • riconoscimentoItalian
  • erkenning, kwitantie, ontvangstbevestiging, bevestiging, erkentelijkheid, toekenning, bekentenisDutch
  • reconhecimentoPortuguese
  • recunoaștere, chitanță, recunoștință, apreciere, adeverire, recipisăRomanian
  • признаниеRussian
  • erkännandeSwedish

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