Associations to the word «Acknowledgment»


ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. An owning with gratitude of a benefit or an obligation (as in "acknowledgment" of a favor).
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood, as a wedding invitation's acknowledgment.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. (Telecommunications) (computing) (networking) A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. An owning as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form (as in "acknowledgment of a deed").
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. (legal) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.

Dictionary definition

ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. The state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own".
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases".
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, noun. A statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her".

Wise words

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