acknowledgment acknowledgment  /æk ˈnɑlɪdʒ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
  2. (n) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  3. (n) a statement acknowledging something or someone

Usage(s):

  1. Such acknowledgment is what Eto'o encouraged in Zaragoza.
  2. The workers left behind are being asked to do more work, often without extra pay or even acknowledgment.
  3. Beaming acknowledgment of the applause, 24-year-old Alec Templeton, blind Briton, performed one of the tricks which many in the audience had primarily come to witness.

News

  1. For conservative Republicans, immigration becoming a political balancing act

    Acknowledgment of Latino voting power comes up against the far right’s hard line on legal status.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. News Summary: ESPN to kill 3-D channel

    D-FLATION: ESPN says it will stop broadcasting its 3-D channel by the end of the year because it doesn't have enough viewers. 3-D DUD: The move is an acknowledgment that 3-D TV has been a flop. People ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Pope Francis admits presence of 'gay lobby' in Vatican

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican in private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group -- a stunning acknowledgment that appears to confirm earlier reports about corruption and dysfunction in the Holy See.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. The bottom line, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote, is that "the Constitution does not oblige government to avoid any public acknowledgment of religion's role in society."
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Washington Post

  2. "The court itself acknowledges the existence of God," Chambers said Wednesday. "A consequence of that acknowledgment is a recognition of God's omniscience."
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Ernie Chambers Source: USA Today

  3. "The report is an acknowledgment that there will be no military solution in Iraq. It will require a political solution arrived at through sustained Iraqi and region-wide diplomacy and engagement," said Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb.
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Chuck Hagel Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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