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  • 1 acknowledge — ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1. To own or… …

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  • 2 acknowledge — ac·knowl·edge vt edged, edg·ing 1: to indicate recognition and acceptance of the power of taxation in the general and state governments is acknowledged to be concurrent McCulloch v. Maryland, 17 U.S. 316 (1819) 2 a: to show by word or act that… …

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  • 3 acknowledge — [v1] verbally recognize authority accede, accept, acquiesce, agree, allow, approve, attest to, certify, defend, defer to, endorse, grant, own, ratify, recognize, subscribe to, support, take an oath, uphold, yield; concepts 8,50,88 Ant. forswear,… …

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  • 4 acknowledge — [ak näl′ij, əknäl′ij] vt. acknowledged, acknowledging [earlier aknowledge < ME knowlechen < knowleche (see KNOWLEDGE): infl. by ME aknowen < OE oncnawan, to understand, know, with Latinized prefix] 1. to admit to be true or as stated;… …

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  • 5 acknowledge — ac|knowl|edge W3S3 [əkˈnɔlıdʒ US ˈna: ] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(admit)¦ 2¦(recognize something s importance)¦ 3¦(accept somebody s authority)¦ 4¦(thank)¦ 5¦(show you notice somebody)¦ 6¦(say you have received something)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; Origin …

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  • 6 acknowledge — verb (T) 1 ADMIT to admit or accept that something is true or that a situation exists: a broadcast message acknowledging their responsibility for the bombing | acknowledge that: By November 1914 the government was forced to acknowledge that its… …

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  • 7 acknowledge — acknowledgeable, adj. acknowledger, n. /ak nol ij/, v.t., acknowledged, acknowledging. 1. to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of: to acknowledge one s mistakes. 2. to show or express recognition or realization of …

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  • 8 acknowledge — transitive verb ( edged; edging) Etymology: ac (as in accord) + knowledge Date: 15th century 1. to recognize the rights, authority, or status of 2. to disclose knowledge of or agreement with 3. a. to …

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  • 9 acknowledge — ac•knowl•edge [[t]ækˈnɒl ɪdʒ[/t]] v. t. edged, edg•ing 1) to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of 2) to show or express recognition or realization of: to acknowledge applause by nodding[/ex] 3) to recognize the… …

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  • 10 acknowledge — /əkˈnɒlɪdʒ / (say uhk nolij) verb (t) (acknowledged, acknowledging) 1. to admit to be real or true; recognise the existence, truth, or fact of: to acknowledge the need for a government inquiry. 2. to express recognition or awareness of: to… …

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  • 11 acknowledge — verb /əkˈnɒlɪʤ,ækˈnɑl.ɪʤ/ a) To admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare ones belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God. , I acknowledge my transgressions. Psalm 51:3. b) To own or recognize in a particular… …

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  • 12 acknowledge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. admit, confess, allow, own up to; answer, receipt. See disclosure, evidence, gratitude. Ant., deny, disavow. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To admit] Syn. concede, admit, confess, declare; see admit 2 , 3 . 2 …

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  • 13 Palestinian National Authority — For the Hamas led administration in the Gaza Strip, see Governance of the Gaza Strip. For the Palestine Liberation Organization s declared state, see State of Palestine. Palestinian National Authority السلطة الفلسطينية As Sulṭa Al Filasṭīniyya …

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  • 14 Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority — The Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority is the head of government of the Palestinian government. TermThe Prime Minister is appointed by the President of the Palestinian National Authority and thus not directly elected by the… …

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  • 15 Elections in the Palestinian National Authority — (PNA) gives information on election and election results in the Palestinian territories allowed to hold elections. Palestine elects on national level a head of state the president and a legislature. Until 2007, the National Council had 133… …

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  • 16 Security Industry Authority — Infobox Non profit Non profit name = Security Industry Authority Non profit Non profit type = Non departmental public body founded date = 2003 founder = location = Liverpool, UK origins = key people = Mike Wilson (Chief Executive) Baroness Henig… …

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  • 17 recognize authority of — index acknowledge (verify) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 Mongols, culture of — It is well known that the area occupied by ‘cultural Mongolia’ extends well beyond the borders of the PRC. In China, however, where there are almost three times as many Mongolians as in Outer Mongolia, most live in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous… …

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  • 19 acknowledged — acknowledge ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1 …

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  • 20 acknowledging — acknowledge ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1 …

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