acknowledged

[ ak-nol-ijd ]
/ ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd /

adjective

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

Origin of acknowledged

First recorded in 1760–70; acknowledge + -ed2

Related forms

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
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unacknowledged

/ (ˌʌnəkˈnɒlɪdʒd) /

adjective

not having been acknowledged or recognizedunacknowledged legislators of the world
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