Today’s word of the day exercise is
This is a word that can be used as a more formal variation of accept. You should be careful how you use it though as it can go wrong. If you are not familiar with it, I suggest you start off by trying it in these phrases and contexts:
acknowledge receipt [in a letter]
It is generally acknowledged that [general statement in an essay]
Forms of the word
Using the word
acknowledged as: The Louvre is acknowledged as one of finest museums in the world.
receipt: I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this letter by return.
expert: Many of the professors at the university are acknowledged experts in their fields.
widely/generally: It is widely acknowledged that greater investment in environmental technologies is needed.
importance/presence/help: If we acknowledge the importance of respecting children’s individuality, we still need to teach them discipline.