acknowledged
adjective Date: 1598 generally recognized, accepted, or admitted <
an acknowledged expert
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acknowledgedly adverb

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  • acknowledged — I adjective accepted, acquiesced, admitted, approved, avowed, conceded, confessed, conventional, correct, customary, established, familiar, formal, granted, immemorial, inveterate, long standing, orthodox, popular, prescriptive, professed, public …   Law dictionary

  • acknowledged — acknowledged; un·acknowledged; …   English syllables

  • acknowledged — [ak näl′ijd, ək näl′ijd] adj. commonly recognized or accepted [the acknowledged leader of the group] …   English World dictionary

  • acknowledged — ac*knowl edged ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd) adj. Generally accepted or recognized as correct or reasonable. Opposite of {unacknowledged}. [Narrower terms: {given, granted}; {unquestionable (vs. questionable)}] Also See: {known}. Syn: accepted,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknowledged — acknowledge ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknowledged — adjective 1. recognized or made known or admitted the acknowledged leader of the community a woman of acknowledged accomplishments his acknowledged error • Ant: ↑unacknowledged • Similar to: ↑accepted, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acknowledged — acknowledgedly /ak nol ijd lee, i jid /, adv. /ak nol ijd/, adj. widely recognized; generally accepted: an acknowledged authority on Chinese art. [1760 70; ACKNOWLEDGE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • acknowledged — adj. Acknowledged is used with these nouns: ↑expert, ↑master, ↑masterpiece …   Collocations dictionary

  • acknowledged — adjective the acknowledged leader of the Turkish community Syn: recognized, accepted, approved, accredited, confirmed, declared, confessed, avowed …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • acknowledged — adjective Generally accepted, recognized or admitted …   Wiktionary

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