- a declaration before an official that one has executed a particular legal document.
- an official certificate of a formal acknowledging.
- public recognition by a man of an illegitimate child as his own.
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OTHER WORDS FROM acknowledgmentpre·ac·knowl·edge·ment, nounpre·ac·knowl·edg·ment, nounre·ac·knowl·edg·ment, nounsu·per·ac·knowl·edg·ment, noun
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Also at issue was his acknowledgment to Woodward, very early on, that he understood the true danger of the virus, which he said was much deadlier than the flu, before he would spend weeks comparing it to the flu.Trump’s incoherent defense of his coronavirus response|Aaron Blake|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
In some cases, changes in the workplace — such as the many ways companies are allowing greater flexibility for employees — represent a long overdue acknowledgment of reality.Deep Dive: How companies and their employees are facing the future of work|Digiday|September 1, 2020|Digiday
While many political figures would like to pretend the economy is fine and that everything is back to normal, the lack of attention to the stock market feels a bit like an acknowledgment that all is not well for millions of Americans.Trump’s spent years touting the stock market. At the RNC, he just … didn’t.|Emily Stewart|August 28, 2020|Vox
The acknowledgment of these crimes, which came as part of an amnesty for them, was a cathartic moment for El Salvador.
All Cumming wanted to hear his father say was an acknowledgment of what he had thought all those years was wrong.
It was good information on who, what, and where and there was an acknowledgment of this at the highest levels.Exclusive: U.S. Special Ops Readied Syria Attack in June|Eli Lake|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would never deign me with any sort of acknowledgment, because I was too low on the totem pole.Chloe Sevigny on ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ New York’s Frat Boy Takeover, and ‘Asshole’ Michael Alig|Marlow Stern|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She wanted more from him, some acknowledgment of feeling, but he gave her nothing.Juan Pablo Chooses the Girl He ‘Likes,’ Proposes They Go Get a Burger|Brandy Zadrozny|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The denial of the authenticity of John's Gospel is a source of far greater difficulties than its acknowledgment.The Wave of Scepticism and the Rock of Truth|Matthew Henry Habershon
An expression of joy hung on La Felina's lips, and she nodded in acknowledgment.
The acknowledgment of a rose before mentioned might seem to have some allusion to the Knights Hospitallers.
I made this acknowledgment freely, but I knew that it would provoke comment from my compatriots.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
He also wrote him a very long letter, but never received either an acknowledgment of the poem or the letter.