acknowledgment


acknowledgment

noun

  1. an act of acknowledging.
  2. recognition of the existence or truth of something: the acknowledgment of a sovereign power.
  3. an expression of appreciation.
  4. a thing done or given in appreciation or gratitude.
  5. Law.
    1. a declaration before an official that one has executed a particular legal document.
    2. an official certificate of a formal acknowledging.
    3. public recognition by a man of an illegitimate child as his own.

noun

  1. the act of acknowledging or state of being acknowledged
  2. something done or given as an expression of thanks, as a reply to a message, etc
  3. (plural) an author’s statement acknowledging his use of the works of other authors, usually printed at the front of a book
n.

alternative form of acknowledgement. OED deems it “a spelling more in accordance with Eng. values of letters.”

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