[ ak-nol-ijd ]
/ ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd /


widely recognized; generally accepted: an acknowledged authority on Chinese art.

Words nearby acknowledged

Origin of acknowledged

First recorded in 1760–70; acknowledge + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM acknowledged

ac·knowl·edged·ly [ak-nol-ijd-lee, -i-jid-] /ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd li, -ɪ dʒɪd-/, adverbself-ac·knowl·edged, adjectiveun·ac·knowl·edged, adjectivewell-ac·knowl·edged, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for acknowledgedly

  • Thorpe later, however, sent over two bear skins, which were acknowledgedly an improvement.

    The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White