- acknowledgement (most common British spelling, also sometimes used in the US)
- (General American) IPA(key): /əkˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/, /əɡˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əkˈnɒl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/, /əɡˈnɒl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/
- Hyphenation: ac‧know‧ledg‧ment
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- The act of acknowledging
- Synonym: admission.
- The act of recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition of existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
- A reward or other expression or token of gratitude.
- An expression of gratitude for a benefit or an obligation.
- the acknowledgment of a favor
- A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.
- the acknowledgment of a wedding invitation
- (telecommunications, computing, networking) A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission (See Wikipedia article on transmission).
- A recognition as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form.
- 1871, John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, p. 41:
- This is conveniently done by means of a written instrument, called a bill of exchange, which is, in fact, a transferable order by a creditor upon his debtor, and when accepted by the debtor, that is, authenticated by his signature, becomes an acknowledgment of debt.
- acknowledgment of a deed
- (law) The act of a person admitting a child as their own.
- (law) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
act of acknowledging
act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship
expression of thanks
message informing that the originator's communication has been received and understood
indication of a successful receipt of a transmission
act of a man admitting a child as his own
formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure
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