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self-acknowledged

self-ac·knowl·edged
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [self ak-nol-ijd]
    • /sɛlf ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [self ak-nol-ijd]
    • /sɛlf ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd/

Definition of self-acknowledged word

  • adjective self-acknowledged widely recognized; generally accepted: an acknowledged authority on Chinese art. 1

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Origin of self-acknowledged

First appearance:

before 1760
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1760-70; acknowledge + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Self-acknowledged

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

self-acknowledged popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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