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noun (also acknowledgement) uk   /əkˈnɒl.ɪdʒ.mənt/  us   /-ˈnɑː.lɪdʒ-/
[C or U] the fact of accepting that something is true or right: All I want is some acknowledgment that his behaviour is unreasonable. something given to thank someone for what they have done: We sent her a copy of the book in acknowledgment of her part in its creation. a letter or email to say that something has been received: I applied for four jobs, but I've only had one acknowledgment so far.acknowledgments (also acknowledgements) [plural] a short text at the beginning or end of a book where the writer names people or other works that have helped in writing the book
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