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Noun: acknowledgement  ak'nó-lij-munt or ik'nó-lij-munt
  1. The state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own";
    - recognition, acknowledgment
  2. A statement acknowledging something or someone
    "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgement";
    - acknowledgment

Derived forms: acknowledgements

See also: acknowledged, unacknowledged

Type of: acceptance, content, message, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Acknowledgement