acknowledge · verb T /əkˈnɒl.ɪdʒ/Full view
acknowledge (ACCEPT)
C1 to accept that something is true or exists
Dictionary example:

He acknowledged that there was a problem.

Learner example:

They fully acknowledge the need to keep fit as a part of being a healthy and well-educated person. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Danish)

acknowledge (SAY RECEIVED)
C1 to tell someone, usually in writing, that you have received something they sent you
Dictionary example:

He sent a letter acknowledging receipt of her application.

Learner example:

Re: Follow-up job as interpreter, I acknowledge receipt of your recent correspondence. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; German)

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