[stiffly] And who, pray, is the gentleman who does not acknowledge his wife?
He was one of the first men of his day: you must acknowledge that.
His thousand and three affairs of gallantry, after becoming, at most, two immature intrigues leading to sordid and prolonged complications and humiliations, have been discarded altogether as unworthy of his philosophic dignity and compromising to his newly acknowledged position as the founder of a school.
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She acknowledged that she might have forgotten.
It is important to acknowledge the work of others in one’s own writing.