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    acknowledgment - Dictionary definition and meaning for word acknowledgment

    (noun) the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    Example Sentence
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
    (noun) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    Example Sentence
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
    (noun) a statement acknowledging something or someone
    Synonyms : acknowledgement
    Example Sentence
    • she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
    • the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her
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