What Does ACKNOWLEDGE Mean? ACKNOWLEDGE in a Sentence

What Does ACKNOWLEDGE Mean? ACKNOWLEDGE in a Sentence

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At the end of the video, common collocations are listed. You will also find a list of common synonyms.

Here is a transcript of the video: “What Does ACKNOWLEDGE Mean? ACKNOWLEDGE in a Sentence”

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Pronounced: ak◦NOH◦lej with the stress on the 2nd syllable.

to admit the existence or truth of something;
to express recognition, to take notice of

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The picture shows a man sitting at a laptop computer with a frown on his face.

The sentence reads: In his email, he refused to acknowledge the fact that it was his mistake.

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The picture shows an elderly farmer leading two donkeys.

The sentence reads: The farmer acknowledged our presence with a big smile and a wave of the hand.

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In the picture we see a nurse in uniform, in a hospital.

The sentence reads: It is widely acknowledged that in many countries, nurses are overworked and underpaid.

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Remember, ACKNOWLEDGE means: to admit the existence or truth of something; to express recognition, to take notice of

Synonyms include:

  • recognize
  • accept
  • respect
  • admit
  • greet

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Common Collocations

  • acknowledge the fact
  • publicly acknowledge
  • widely acknowledged
  • generally acknowledged
  • refused to acknowledge
  • begin by acknowledging

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Slide 4 – farmer
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Slide 5 – nurse
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