acknowledgment
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /əkˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/, /əɡˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/
  • (RP) IPA: /əkˈnɒl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/, /əɡˈnɒl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/
Noun

acknowledgment

  1. The act of acknowledging
    Synonyms: admission.
  2. The act of recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition of existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  3. A reward or other expression or token of gratitude.
  4. An expression of gratitude for a benefit or an obligation.
    the acknowledgment of a favor
  5. A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.
    the acknowledgment of a wedding invitation
  6. (telecommunications, computing, networking) A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission (See Wikipedia article on transmission).
  7. A recognition as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form.
    acknowledgment of a deed
  8. (legal) The act of a person admitting a child as their own.
  9. (legal) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
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