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acknowledgment is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of acknowledgment in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… one in terms of the acknowledgment of …”

meanings of acknowledgment


  1. A reward or other expression or token of gratitude.
  2. A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
  3. The act of acknowledging.
  4. A recognition as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form.
  5. The act of recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition of existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  6. A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission (See Wikipedia article on transmission).
  7. The act of a person admitting a child as their own.
  8. An expression of gratitude for a benefit or an obligation.
  9. A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.

acknowledgment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word acknowledgment occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics acknowledgment can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that acknowledgment can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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