the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work", "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own". Synonyms:acknowledgement, recognition.
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations", "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book", "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases". Synonyms:citation, cite, credit, mention, quotation, reference.
a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment", "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her". Synonyms:acknowledgement.
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