acknowledgeverb [ T ]uk /əkˈnɒl.ɪdʒ/ us /əkˈnɑː.lɪdʒ/
- Always acknowledge your sources at the end of an essay.
- The government has acknowledged that homelessness is a problem but it has failed to grasp the scale of the problem.
- It is widely acknowledged that the welfare system is under-resourced.
- She acknowledged me with a quick bob of her head.
- I regarded her failure to acknowledge my greeting as a slight.
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