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acknowledge

verb [T]  us   /ɪkˈnɑl·ɪdʒ, æk-/
to accept the truth or recognize the existence of something: The president acknowledged his mistake in not vetoing the tax bill. He’s acknowledged as a leader in the Latino community. fml Please acknowledge receipt of this letter (= tell us when you receive it).
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