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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·knowl·edg·ment /ɪkˈnɑlɪʤmənt, æk-/

From: Network Terminology

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·knowl·edg·ment, Ac·knowl·edge·ment, n.
 1. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession. “An acknowledgment of fault.”
 2. The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness; a statement acknowledging something or someone.
    Immediately upon the acknowledgment of the Christian faith, the eunuch was baptized by Philip.   --Hooker.
 3. The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; an expression of thanks.
 Syn: -- recognition
 4. Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.
 5. A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.
 Acknowledgment money, in some parts of England, a sum paid by copyhold tenants, on the death of their landlords, as an acknowledgment of their new lords.
 Syn: -- Confession; concession; recognition; admission; avowal; recognizance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn: recognition, acknowledgement]
      2: 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" [syn: citation,
          credit, reference, mention, quotation]
      3: 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" [syn: acknowledgement]