Definition of 'acknowledgement'
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He did not mind the absence of public acknowledgement of his efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yesterday's report brings public acknowledgement of what was allowed to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although the homegrown theme remains, there has been tacit acknowledgement that more can sometimes yield less. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The prayer also represents a tacit acknowledgement by the Church of the plight of the wives and girlfriends of armchair football fans. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I just wish that before the end of our lives there could be a public acknowledgement that the good time we had together was the best. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But such emotions, and the effect that shows like these might have in provoking them, receive little acknowledgement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a public acknowledgement that I didn't like myself much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His comments were the first public acknowledgement by a US official of the group's existence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I received an acknowledgement of my complaint and I returned a consumer questionnaire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'acknowledgement'
British English: acknowledgement /əkˈnɒlɪdʒmənt/ NOUN
An acknowledgement of something is a statement or action that recognizes that it is true.
His resignation was an acknowledgment that he had lost hope.
- American English: acknowledgment
- Arabic: إِعْتِراف
- Brazilian Portuguese: confirmação
- Chinese: 承认
- Croatian: potvrda
- Czech: potvrzení
- Danish: anerkendelse
- Dutch: erkenning
- European Spanish: reconocimiento
- Finnish: tunnustaminen
- French: reconnaissance
- German: Anerkennung
- Greek: παραδοχή
- Italian: riconoscimento
- Japanese: 承認
- Korean: 인정
- Norwegian: erkjennelse
- Polish: potwierdzenie
- European Portuguese: confirmação
- Romanian: confirmare
- Russian: признание
- Spanish: reconocimiento
- Swedish: bekräftelse erkännande
- Thai: การยอมรับ
- Turkish: ikrar
- Ukrainian: підтвердження
- Vietnamese: sự công nhận
Definition of acknowledgement from the Collins English Dictionary
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