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Synonyms for acknowledge

Synonyms for acknowledge

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

to express recognition of

Synonyms for acknowledge

declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

report the receipt of

express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with


express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

accept as legally binding and valid

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accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

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If this modus operandi sounds familiar, it's because the Bush administration is currently facing harsh criticism by a Republican House panel over the delay in acknowledging Hurricane Katrina's devastation.
The proposed rebuttable presumption would cover the overwhelming bulk of guidance provided by in-house tax professionals while acknowledging that in exceptional cases the advice of in-house professionals may properly be subject to the tax-shelter opinion rules.
Be direct and constructive in acknowledging flaws, and working as a partner with your top performers to create strategies to overcome them.
acknowledging the obvious) and for deploring the massacres of Soviet Jews by the Nazis.
Branch's speech reminded me of a 1972 article by Suzannah Lessard we published while he was here entitled "A Legal Right, A Moral Choice" its point was that liberals were justified in insisting that abortion was a legal right, but that all too often they were wrong in not acknowledging the gravity of the moral decision involved.
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We are acknowledging there are same-sex couples that watt to make a lifelong commitment, and for the moment the nomenclature is 'a union ceremony.
Her approach is pluralistic; she draws on gender-based and psychoanalytic criticism, especially the writings of Kristeva (Tales of Love in particular), in addition to acknowledging the shifting social and historical forces relevant to each text.
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Each individual will receive a personal letter of apology, acknowledging the harm caused by the process.
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drowned out his past, Wilhelm Verwoerd thrust his fist into the air in an ANC salute, acknowledging his new political family.
In recent years, however, society has been viewed as a stew or a tossed salad, symbolizing that people's differences can be kept intact and acknowledging American culture as a mixture of people representing a variety of traditions and cultures.
A MANAGEMENT representation letter specifically acknowledging that the company is responsible for fairly presenting the financial statements was important evidence for CPAs in another suit.