acknowledgment: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ak-nol'ij-munt), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of acknowledging.
  2. recognition of the existence or truth of something: the acknowledgment of a sovereign power.
  3. an expression of appreciation.
  4. a thing done or given in appreciation or gratitude.
    1. a declaration before an official that one has executed a particular legal document.
    2. an official certificate of a formal acknowledging.
    3. public recognition by a man of an illegitimate child as his own.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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