acknowledged

[ ak-nol-ijd ]
/ ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. ack.,
  2. ackee,
  3. acker,
  4. ackey,
  5. acknowledge,
  6. acknowledgement,
  7. acknowledgment,
  8. ackton,
  9. acl,
  10. aclasis

Origin of acknowledged

First recorded in 1760–70; acknowledge + -ed2

Related formsac·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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