French translation of acknowledge
- (= admit) [fact, problem, legitimacy]
reconnaîtreto acknowledge sb as sth
reconnaître qn comme qch
⇒ He is widely acknowledged as an excellent goalkeeper.
Il est largement reconnu comme un excellent gardien de but.to acknowledge that ...
reconnaître que ...
- (= show appreciation, recognition of) [applause, cheering, compliments, kindness]
saluer en réponse à
adresser un regard à qn
⇒ He never even bothered to acknowledge her.
Il n'a jamais pris la peine même de lui adresser un regard.
- [letter, parcel] (by replying)
accuser réception de
⇒ They sent me a postcard acknowledging my application.
Ils m'ont envoyé une carte accusant réception de ma candidature.to acknowledge receipt of sth
accuser réception de qch
Example Sentences Including 'acknowledge'
He simply won't acknowledge her presence, hoping to freeze her out.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
Worse than that, the fear that stalked her with hooked claws, she refused to acknowledge.Death Speaks Softly
The Chief didn't look up to the gallery, didn't acknowledge the particular ripple of applause that greeted his entry into the dock.Field of Blood
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Translation of acknowledge from the Collins English to French Dictionary