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acknowledged

Line breaks: ac¦know|ledged
Pronunciation: /əkˈnɒlɪdʒd
 
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Definition of acknowledged in English:

adjective

1Recognized as being good or important: he’s an acknowledged expert in the field an acknowledged comedy genius
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  • At the same time, rising prices for the generally acknowledged masters have placed them well beyond the range of the casual buyer.
  • Despite being the acknowledged leader of contemporary German realism Leibl had a greater reputation in France where he regularly exhibited at the Paris Salon.
  • The acknowledged master of chiaroscuro was, of course, Rembrandt.
1.1Accepted as valid or legitimate: Prince Louis’s acknowledged heir
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  • Significantly lower antibiotic use by walk-in centres may reflect acknowledged difficulties identifying patients who will benefit from antibiotics.
  • The Ramblers Association is the acknowledged representative of all walkers in Great Britain - urban and rural, energetic and slow, old and young.
  • It is an acknowledged fact that parents, especially mothers, play a very important role in a dancer's life.

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