acknowledgement
noun
ADJECTIVE
brief
explicit
tacit
open, public
formal, official
VERB + ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
amount to, be

This amounted to an acknowledgement that she had been wrong.

get, receive

I wrote to them but never got any acknowledgement.

grunt, nod, wave

She merely nodded acknowledgement of his statement.

PREPOSITION
in acknowledgement (of)

He raised his hand to her in acknowledgement.

acknowledgement from

She is still waiting for some acknowledgement from her fellow academics.


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