acknowledgement

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acknowledgement (plural acknowledgements)

  1. (UK) The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  2. (UK) The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  3. (UK) An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
  4. (UK) An expression of gratitude.
  5. (UK) A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.
    a wedding invitation's acknowledgement
  6. (UK, telecommunications, computing, networking) A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
    See Wikipedia article on transmission
  7. (UK, law) The act of a man admitting a child as his own.
  8. (UK, law) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.

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