transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 (admit) [mistake/failure/fault] admitir, reconocer* I acknowledge that he is the better player admito or reconozco que él es mejor jugador he acknowledged himself beaten admitió su derrota, se dio por vencidoMore example sentences1.2 (recognize) [skill/achievement] reconocer*; [authority/right/claim] reconocer*; [quotations/sources] hacer* mención de to acknowledge sb
- Jane Austen couldn't have been more right: it's a truth universally acknowledged that a young man with sufficient name and money must be in want of a bride!
- It is a truth universally acknowledged that when two or three pundits gather together to discuss the future of the Edinburgh Festival, they worry.
- He acknowledged that he had admitted the rapes at court, although he did believe that there was insufficient evidence to gain a conviction had he pleaded not guilty.
assth reconocer* a algn comoalgo universally acknowledged mundialmente reconocido an acknowledged master/fact un maestro/hecho reconocido she acknowledged her debt to de Beauvoir reconoció su deuda para con de BeauvoirMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 (express appreciation of) [assistance/services] agradecer*
- Ryan acknowledged the importance of quality childcare provision and family support and the influence it had on the life chances of children was becoming more and more evident in society.
- In the years since its 1988 release, Fisherman's Blues has been acknowledged as an important staging post in the rebirth of folk music.
- Following his second one-man show in Paris in 1883, Monet began to be acknowledged as the foremost landscape painter of his day.
- Shortly thereafter, I received a letter that acknowledged my work ‘on behalf of the commonwealth of God.’
- Since the release of the film Carter has made a point of acknowledging his gratitude to the Canadian group.
- It is with much gratitude that Psychiatric Times acknowledges Dr. Moffic for his assistance in planning and reviewing this special report.
- 2 2.1 (confirm) [letter/order] acusar recibo de to acknowledge receipt of sth acusar recibo de algo 2.2 (indicate recognition of) [greeting] responder a; [person] saludarMore example sentences
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- ‘Rutherford never notices or acknowledges anyone around him,’ Marc pointed out.
- Whenever I go out, people refuse to acknowledge me if I start talking to them.
- Craven waved and smiled happily at Ms Markovich, but he refused to acknowledge his mother, who also sat in the public gallery.
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- They attack the term ‘amnesty’ for implicitly acknowledging the validity of borders.
- Then Lord Elgin, his family and descendants of the noblemen who acknowledged the king's legitimate enthronement at the time, will dip their family flags in homage to the Bruce.
- I am heartened that they have acknowledged the validity of our marriage.
- The accused had acknowledged receipt of the document and signed the acknowledgement.
- She received a letter back acknowledging the processing fees and advising that she could now apply for her holiday.
- That letter was acknowledged by NCIS by letter dated 17th March, received into these offices on 20th March.
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