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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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After acknowledging his feelings, empower him with options for resolving the dispute: "I can understand why you are so angry.
Cathy Young replies: Daniel Mahoney charges that I maliciously failed to credit Solzhenitsyn for stating that the czarist regime in Russia was guilty of discriminating against and oppressing Jews (i.e., acknowledging the obvious) and for deploring the massacres of Soviet Jews by the Nazis.
Branch's speech reminded me of a 1972 article by Suzannah Lessard we published while he was here entitled "A Legal Right, A Moral Choice" its point was that liberals were justified in insisting that abortion was a legal right, but that all too often they were wrong in not acknowledging the gravity of the moral decision involved.
He describes the publication of the editor's note as 'a point of journalistic pride'--as if a publication should be proud of acknowledging egregious errors that other people have been pointing out for more than a year."
While acknowledging that it's plausible that some fine particles may be more damaging than others, James Hammitt, director of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, also notes that "very little is known about which [particles] are harmful and which are not," but that as far as scientists can tell, they are all harmful at some level.
I'm writing as a proud descendant of Confederate ancestors to thank you for Jodie Gilmore's article "'Acknowledging Black Confederates" (September 22 issue).
"We are acknowledging there are same-sex couples that watt to make a lifelong commitment, and for the moment the nomenclature is 'a union ceremony.'"
Her approach is pluralistic; she draws on gender-based and psychoanalytic criticism, especially the writings of Kristeva (Tales of Love in particular), in addition to acknowledging the shifting social and historical forces relevant to each text.
Acknowledging that cities are "highly politicized locations with a long history in African American and American culture," Massood uses Bakhtinian concepts to investigate the "relationship of African American film to migration and the growth of black urban populations." The approach allows her to discover how the "play between visual and aural signifiers contributes meaning to a film, anchors the narrative in an historical moment, and acknowledges the existence of complementary or contradictory spaces and times in a single text." The time flame for Massood's study runs from 1912, when the Foster Photoplay Company released The Railroad Porter, to two 2000 releases: Spike Lee's Bamboozled and John Singleton's Shaft.
The letter included a photo of a man clutching prison bars with the caption, "Must Justice Moore GO TO JAIL for acknowledging God?"
Many laity and scholars alike are timid in acknowledging this aspect of creation as it appears to call into question the power and prescience of God.