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acknowledge
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • No one acknowledged her warning; no one seemed to have heard it.
    p. 124.8
acknowledged = expressed recognition of
  • I began to sense the futility one feels when unacknowledged by a chance acquaintance.
    p. 205.2
  • unacknowledged = not publicly recognized

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "un-" in unacknowledged means not and reverses the meaning of acknowledged. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.)
  • He acknowledged my salute with a nod, and resumed his tour.
    p. 280.2
  • acknowledged = expressed recognition of
  • Atticus says you can choose your friends but you sho' can't choose your family, an' they're still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge 'em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don't.
    p. 300.8
acknowledge = express recognition of
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