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acknowledged

[ak-nol-ijd] /ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd/
adjective
1.
widely recognized; generally accepted:
an acknowledged authority on Chinese art.
Origin of acknowledged
1760-1770
1760-70; acknowledge + -ed2
Related forms
acknowledgedly
[ak-nol-ijd-lee, -i-jid-] /ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd li, -ɪ dʒɪd-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
self-acknowledged, adjective
unacknowledged, adjective
well-acknowledged, adjective
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  • Perhaps he forgot to call to mind the well-acknowledged fact that one man behind an intrenched line is equal to five in front.

  • Every province has its coterie, every county its school The whole continent is pegged out in well-acknowledged claims.

    American Sketches Charles Whibley

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