Definition of acknowledged in English:

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acknowledged

Pronunciation: /əkˈnäləjd/

adjective

1Recognized as being good or important: he’s an acknowledged expert in the field an acknowledged comedy genius
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  • An acknowledged Paris expert, she is also the author of the Paris Entry to the Encarta Encylopaedia and contributes to radio, television and magazines.
  • She is the sport's acknowledged New Zealand expert in terms of statistics, records and champions.
  • At the same time, rising prices for the generally acknowledged masters have placed them well beyond the range of the casual buyer.
1.1Accepted as valid or legitimate: an acknowledged brand leader
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  • Arbitrariness in land acquisition for the project is a widely acknowledged fact.
  • This is abundantly declared in their official documents and by their acknowledged representatives.
  • A law was passed in 1911 to make Charlotte Prince Louis' acknowledged heir and a member of the royal family.

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Syllabification: ac·knowl·edged

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