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  1. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  • An acknowledgment of fault - James Anthony Froude?
    1. The act of owning or recognized in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  • Immediately upon the acknowledgment of the Christian faith, the eunuch was baptized by Philip. - Richard Hooker?
    1. The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; expression of thanks - Shakespeare
    2. Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc. - Tobias Smollett
    3. A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.
  • Translations: 
    • French: remerciement
    • German: Quittung
    • Italian: riconoscimento
    • Spanish: reconocimiento
    Etymology: (suffix, acknowledge, ment)

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