acknowledged acknowledged  /æk ˈnɑ lɪdʒd/


  1. (adj) recognized or made known or admitted
  2. (adj) generally accepted


  1. While both sides expressed confidence, that the outstanding ballots would turn their way, they acknowledged they'd remain in campaign mode until a winner is announced.
  2. Still, he acknowledged that in previous presidential elections, such remarks have created trouble for those who utter them: People can play games.
  3. Has acknowledged helping those who carried out the embassy bombings, but says he was unaware of the plan he was aiding.


  1. Local Identity, Global Recognition-Trading Point Announces Acquisition of XM.COM

    Internationally acknowledged financial Institution Trading Point of Financial Instruments Ltd has recently announced the successful acquisition of the prestigious two-letter domain name XM.COM as the short ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Humorist Tim Sample at Opera House

    BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Tim Sample, widely acknowledged as New England’s premier native humorist, will perform at the Opera House at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27. Sample was born and raised in Maine and says that he “has never lived — or for that matter, wanted to live — anywhere other than the Pine Tree State.” read more
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. In an acknowledged "departure from normal policy," the FBI issued a statement denying that journalis

    In an acknowledged "departure from normal policy," the FBI issued a statement denying that journalist Michael Hastings was under investigation—contrary to what Hastings had apparently been telling friends before his sudden death . Read more...        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Gawker


  1. "He was an extraordinary young man with an extraordinary talent and it is wonderful that you have acknowledged that," Oldman said of his co-star, who died Jan. 22, 2008, of an accidental prescription drug overdose.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Gary Oldman Source: United Press International (subscription)

  2. In a statement, Mr Obama said: "Tom has made a mistake, which he has openly acknowledged. He has not excused it, nor do I."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  3. "As the commissioner acknowledged, our use of sideline video had no impact on the outcome of last week's game," Belichick said. "We have never used sideline video to obtain a competitive advantage while the game was in progress."
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Bill Belichick Source: Bloomberg

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