verb (used with object), ac·knowl·edged, ac·knowl·edg·ing.
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What was extremely disturbing to us was we began to realize that there was a settlement that came out of each period that had to do with restoring racial hierarchy or even just never even acknowledging a conflict around it and building on top of it.RBG, minority rule, and our looming legitimacy crisis|Ezra Klein|September 25, 2020|Vox
Finally, Becerra stepped in, urging Hayungs to get on with his presentation, but never acknowledging all he’d done to help the businessman.The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic|by Vianna Davila, Jeremy Schwartz and Lexi Churchill|September 25, 2020|ProPublica
The researchers acknowledged in their article that they do not have precise enough dating to verify how many species, especially land animals and plants, actually died out in the time frame that the researchers investigated.A volcanic eruption may have helped the dinosaurs take over the world|Rachael Zisk|September 24, 2020|Popular Science
Executive Chairman Bill Ford, whom Newsom praised in his remarks, was among the first Detroit executives to acknowledge the role gas-burning cars play in climate change.California to ban new gasoline cars by 2035, a first in U.S.|Verne Kopytoff|September 23, 2020|Fortune
In the plea agreement, Garmo acknowledged that between 2013 and 2019 he made straw purchases of “off-roster” handguns and rifles that only members of law enforcement can possess, then transferred 98 of them to people he knew.Sheriff’s Department Made Excuses for Captain Who Pleaded Guilty to Arms Dealing|Jesse Marx|September 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Every once in a while, they act swiftly and acknowledge the problem.
You have to acknowledge your age and position in life, for me quite a lot of those emotionally fueled songs were hormone songs.
Interviews in Serial (including ones from Adnan) do acknowledge that Jay was known as a resident bad boy at Woodlawn High School.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All seem to acknowledge that sexual assault is a serious problem that requires campus-wide education.
Paudert is sure to acknowledge that sovereign citizens have the same rights as all Americans and that they are not all dangerous.
"That's right, that's right," agreed Scotch, who admired Frank more than he wished to acknowledge.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
But I will acknowledge to you that I did not love my husband.'Lover or Friend|Rosa Nouchette Carey
I acknowledge, I gave M. Pasgrave a ten-guinea note; but here's the number of it, 177, of Forbes's bank.Tales And Novels, Volume 1 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
The smile decided the other that it would be safe to acknowledge the acquaintance.Walter Sherwood's Probation|Horatio Alger
Saville, you have been a very good friend to me—I acknowledge it; you know I have always been glad to say as much.The Days of My Life|Mrs. Oliphant