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acknowledge

To accept responsibility for something.In real estate,it means to sign an instrument in front of a notary public,who will certify that the signer stated the signature was an act of free will.

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But Bush at least acknowledged that Maliki might fail to honor his pledge to no longer tolerate the political or sectarian interference.
Once a person's feelings have been acknowledged as legitimate and he/she is presented with an opportunity to resolve the conflict, quite often this is sufficient to completely resolve the dispute.
Solomon acknowledged that it would be helpful to clarify the meaning of the term "employer" in Circular 230.
The Windsor Report itself acknowledged that, "at present, individual canonical systems are ambivalent to global communion, rarely centripetal (looking outward), mostly neutral (internal), and sometimes centrifugal (keeping other provinces at a distance)." This, said the Windsor Report, "has been a persistent problem in Anglicanism contributing directly to the current crisis." It therefore recommended that primates consider "the adoption by the churches of the Communion of a common Anglican Covenant which would make explicit and forceful the loyalty and bonds of affection which govern the relationships between the churches of the Communion."
In a June 3 speech to the Anti-Defamation League's executive committee in Denver, Rosa acknowledged that the problems at the Academy are serious.
Most practitioners acknowledged that when parents understand and share the goals of the program, fewer conflicts arise between the program and the family.
On May 26--a year and a half after publishing front-page articles that boosted the momentum toward an invasion of Iraq--the New York Times printed a 14-paragraph "From the Editors" note that finally acknowledged there was something wrong with the coverage.
Everybody acknowledged it would meet some of his emotional needs after so many years and would be of great value to the board.
Cushman & Wakefield is one of several companies acknowledged at a ceremony recognizing providers and customers of "green power," who have taken the lead in promoting, endorsing and using renewable energy sources available in New York state.
This undermining of action and desire as socially meaningful continues in the novela sentimental, which, she argues, plays a far more important role in the history of the sentimental mode than is commonly acknowledged. Carcel de Amor and Celestina prove essential because they introduce what Sears terms the "impossibility premise": not only does the hero find meaningful action impossible, the heroine's identity as a virgin is accentuated to such a degree that there appears no legitimate (that is, socially acceptable) way to express or even experience sexual desire.
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Massood is concerned in Black City Cinema with urban spaces, particularly areas of Los Angeles and New York City, and how they have been represented or acknowledged in black cinema.