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acknowledgment

ac·knowl·edg·ment (ac·knowl·edge·ment)

acknowledgment (acknowledgement)

 
pronunciation:
aek na lihj mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of acknowledging, or the fact of being acknowledged.
The government's acknowledgement of the top-secret military bases surprised everyone.Signing the paper is an acknowledgement that you have received your order in good condition.World acknowledgement of the new nation has brought a sense of optimism to the people.
synonyms:
admission, affirmation, answer, assent, avowal, concession, honor, profession, recognition, reply, response, salute
antonyms:
disclaimer
similar words:
appreciation, concurrence, confession, credit, declaration, greeting, salutation
definition 2: a formal expression of thanks.
In his acknowledgement to his professor, he thanked her for both her guidance and support.
synonyms:
appreciation, recognition, thanks
similar words:
gratitude, gratuity, honorarium, tribute