Acknowledge

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Definition

to acknowledge: to recognize, to admit, to accept, to concede
verb
This album is acknowledged as one of his most successful. It's generally accepted by everyone in the music industry as well as the public.

an acknowledgement: a recognition, an appreciation
noun
This is in acknowledgement of your hard work. Please accept this gift as a token of our appreciation.

Examples

  • "Although most people do in fact accept dinosaurs as a real, though extinct species, there are some religious fundamentalists out there who refuse to acknowledge the existence of these fantastic lizards."
  • "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a high-stress job, must be suffering negative health consequences."
  • "I propose that we partner with a subcontractor who is certified and acknowledged by the Organization for International Labor Standards (OILS)."

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