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acknowledgement (n.)

1590s, "act of acknowledging," from acknowledge + -ment. "An early instance of -ment added to an orig. Eng. vb." [OED]. Meaning "token of due recognition" is recorded from 1610s.

updated on June 04, 2012

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Definitions of acknowledgement from WordNet

acknowledgement (n.)
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
acknowledgement (n.)
a statement acknowledging something or someone;
Synonyms: acknowledgment
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