acknowledgment
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "acknowledgement."
acknowledgment(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (recognition)
a. el reconocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everyone in the family was relieved by Jim's acknowledgment of his addiction.El reconocimiento de Jim de su adicción hizo que toda la familia se sintiera aliviada.
b. el agradecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The organization presented the doctor with an award in acknowledgement of his volunteer hours.La organización le entregó un premio al doctor en agradecimiento por sus horas como voluntario.
2. (confirmation of mailing)
a. el acuse de recibo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The acknowledgment stated that the package had arrived April 25th.El acuse de recibo indicaba que el paquete había llegado el 25 de abril.
acknowledgments
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (publication)
a. las menciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The author thanked his family and friends in the acknowledgements of his novel.El autor agradeció a su familia y amigos en las menciones de su novela.
b. los agradecimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I was honored to be mentioned in her thesis acknowledgements.Fue un honor que me mencionara en los agradecimientos de su tesis.
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