Definition of 'acknowledge'
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We call on the government to acknowledge this and make smaller families and balanced migration explicit goals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then make sure you acknowledge and address these. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You also need to have acknowledged and accepted the part you played in the disagreement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Regulation must acknowledge this and make sure that these people are not taken advantage of by big companies. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By signing the application form you acknowledge that you accept all of the terms and conditions of this offer. The Sun (2012)Vulnerability is to be hidden, not acknowledged and accepted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By signing the application form, you acknowledge that you accept all the terms and conditions. The Sun (2011)The letter acknowledges the latitude he has been granted, but records his wish to return to writing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Also, ask her to persuade her boyfriend to sign a letter acknowledging that the money is hers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He acknowledged the letter swiftly. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)I acknowledge that and accept it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We often act out of fear until we accept and acknowledge our feelings and realise that love is unlimited and can not be taken away or divided. Ten Keys to Loving Relationships (1994)We have apologised to her if there is any way in which we have offended her but she won't acknowledge our letters either. The Sun (2013)I raised my arms in the bathroom mirror, as if to acknowledge the applause. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)By signing the application form you acknowledge you accept all Terms & Conditions of this offer. The Sun (2011)Ofgem is supposed to be, as this letter acknowledges, independent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In his letter acknowledging my congratulations on his appointment he expressed the fear that I might think up some defence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His letter acknowledged that some schools had'substantial difficulties' in raising and maintaining attainment because students lacked confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I do accept... and acknowledge that perceptions can be different from reality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I hope he now he takes a bow, acknowledges his well-earned applause and strides proudly offstage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'acknowledge'
British English: acknowledge VERB
If you acknowledge a fact or a situation, you accept or admit that it is true or that it exists.
He acknowledged that he was wrong.
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