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Noun: acknowledgment  ak'nó-lij-munt or ik'nó-lij-munt
  1. The state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    "the partners were delighted with the acknowledgment of their work";
    - recognition, acknowledgement
  2. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book";
    - citation, cite, credit, reference, mention, quotation
  3. A statement acknowledging something or someone
    "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment";
    - acknowledgement

Derived forms: acknowledgments

See also: acknowledged, unacknowledged

Type of: acceptance, annotation, content, message, notation, note, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Acknowledgment