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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-ˈnɑː.lɪdʒ-/
    • /əkˈnɒl.ɪdʒ.mənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-ˈnɑː.lɪdʒ-/

Definitions of acknowledgments word

  • noun plural acknowledgments a section of text containing an author’s statement acknowledging his or her use of the works of other authors and thanking the people who have helped him or her, usually printed at the front of a book 3
  • noun acknowledgments Plural form of acknowledgment. 1

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Parts of speech for Acknowledgments


acknowledgments popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for acknowledgments

noun acknowledgments

  • salutations — the act of saluting.
  • waves — a member of the Waves.
  • apologies — a written or spoken expression of one's regret, remorse, or sorrow for having insulted, failed, injured, or wronged another: He demanded an apology from me for calling him a crook.
  • confessions — acknowledgment; avowal; admission: a confession of incompetence.
  • responses — an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.

Antonyms for acknowledgments

noun acknowledgments

  • vetoes — the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel or postpone the decisions, enactments, etc., of another branch, especially the right of a president, governor, or other chief executive to reject bills passed by the legislature.
  • criticisms — the act of passing judgment as to the merits of anything.

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