It is important to acknowledge that there are areas that will simply never be the same after the events three years ago.
Capriles demanded a recount, refusing to acknowledge the official result until “every vote” could be verified.
And if he does acknowledge that this effectively saved Goldman Sachs, how can he justify the bonuses of 2008 and 2009?
Neither in Tibet nor in Xinjiang, it seems, do the authorities wish to acknowledge their mistakes.
What proponents refuse to acknowledge, however, is that a legal regulatory regime is essential to risk reduction.
I am directed to acknowledge the receipt of your favour of the 19th inst.
Things looked unpromising, he couldn't but acknowledge, for his young client.
He was not in love with me; or if he were, he was not man enough to acknowledge it.
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your two letters, dated 23d and 25th inst.
And West would have to acknowledge, further, that he had kept quiet about it for a week.
1550s, a blend of Middle English aknow (from Old English oncnawan "understand," from on + cnawan "recognize;" see know) and Middle English knowlechen "admit, acknowledge" (c.1200; see knowledge). In the merger, a parasitic -c- slipped in, so that while the kn- became a simple "n" sound (as in know), the -c- stepped up to preserve, in this word, the ancient "kn-" sound. Related: Acknowledged; acknowledging.