from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not accepted or recognized: an unacknowledged inventor; an unacknowledged greeting.
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- adj. Not acknowledged
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not acknowledged; not recognized: as, an unacknowledged agent or consul.
- Not owned; not confessed; not avowed: as, an unacknowledged crime or fault.
- Not noticed; not reported as received: as, his check has remained unacknowledged.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not openly acknowledged
- adj. not recognized or admitted
Not coincidentally, this is the group most likely to become the target of the contempt and thus the very public venom of extremists on the far-right and the far-left, working in unacknowledged but full concert, keen to neutralize people they see as spineless, bloodless sell-outs.
How many more servicemen were captured by the enemy and remain unacknowledged?
That challenge to US nuclear policies took the form of the “nuclear freeze,” a movement that contributed in unacknowledged ways to the eventually successful goal of halting the insane US-Soviet nuclear arms race.
Life and property were both swallowed up, leaving behind a deep-seated sense of enormous wrong, as yet unatoned and even unacknowledged, which is one of the chief factors in the problem now presented to the statesmen of both countries ....
Dewey concludes the final chapter, and the book, by attributing art's greatest good to its exercise of "imaginative vision," leaning heavily on Shelley in evoking the "unacknowledged" influence of art.
Currently complicating matters are the presence of bellicose politicians in Israel and their allies in the United States who believe it's fine to have "unacknowledged" nuclear weapons in Israel but it would somehow be a disaster in Iran.
These include claims worth about Rs 4 billion related to four overseas acquisitions made under the leadership of its disgraced founder B Ramalinga Raju and a demand of about Rs 12.3 billion from as many as 37 'unacknowledged' creditors.
With the kind of unacknowledged advocacy that Ed Week engages in regularly, who needs an editorial page!
Shelley’s ‘unacknowledged legislators‘ remain unacknowledged.
Nor is the fault in humanity at large: for love and faith have leapt forth profusely in the olden time, at the summons of "unacknowledged,"