acknowledge
英音 [əkˈnɒlɪdʒ]   美音 [əkˈnɑːlɪdʒ]  
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vt.承认;答谢;报偿;告知已收到
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【词根】ac(to)+knowledge(知识,知道)→已知道→承认
【词源】acknowledge 承认该词ac-为古英语介词on, 俗化为前缀ac-, 去往。knowledge同know, 知道,了解。
单词例句
I did not acknowledge that he had done anything wrong.
我没有承认他犯了什么错。
She refuses to acknowledge the need for reform.
她拒不承认改革的必要性。
Gradually he began to acknowledge his feelings of envy towards his mother.
渐渐地他开始承认自己对母亲的羡慕。
辨析记忆
acknowledge / admit / confess / recognize / concede
这些动词均含“承认”之意。
acknowledge → 通常指公开承认某事的真实情况或自己的过错。
admit → 强调因外力或良心驱使或经判断而明确承认,多含不情愿或被迫意味。
confess → 语气较强,着重承认自己意识到的错误或罪行,含坦白忏悔的意味。
recognize → 作“承认”解时,系书面用词,主要指合法的或外交上的承认,也指公认。
concede → 指在事实与证据面前勉强或不得不承认。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

【四级】Sara Johnson acknowledges that the global economic benefit from a fall in oil prices today is likely lower than it was in the past.

莎拉·约翰逊(Sara Johnson)承认,今天油价下跌给全球经济带来的好处可能低于过去。

【六级】If supervisors do not acknowledge such outstanding performance, employees may either lose their enthusiasm and reduce their effort or search for a new job at a firm that will reward them for high performance.

如果主管不承认这些出色的表现,员工可能会失去热情,减少努力,或者在一家公司寻找一份新工作,以奖励他们的出色表现。

【考研】But the Nobel Foundation’s limit of three recipients per prize, each of whom must still be living, has long been outgrown by the collaborative nature of modern research—as will be demonstrated by the inevitable row over who is ignored when it comes to acknowledging the discovery of the Higgs boson.

但是,诺贝尔基金会的每名获奖者的三个获奖者的限制,他们每个人仍然必须生活,已经长时间地被现代研究的合作性质所超越,这将被证明是在承认希格斯玻色子的发现时被忽略的不可避免的争吵。

【考研】Because US colleges and universities seldom acknowledge how social class can affect students' educational experiences, many first-generation students lack insight about why they are struggling and do not understand how students like them can improve.

由于美国高校很少承认社会阶层如何影响学生的教育经历,因此许多第一代学生缺乏对他们为何如此挣扎的洞察力,也不了解像他们这样的学生如何提高。

【六级】While we argue phasing out racial terminology ( ' , 术语 ) in the biological sciences, we also acknowledge that using race as a political or social category to study racism, although filled with lots of challenges, remains necessary given our need to understand how structural inequities and discrimination produce health disparities ( ' , 差异 ) between groups, Yudell said.

虽然我们主张逐步淘汰种族术语(“,术语 ) 在生物科学领域,我们也承认,将种族作为一个政治或社会范畴来研究种族主义,尽管充满了许多挑战,但鉴于我们需要了解结构性不平等和歧视是如何导致健康差异的,仍然是必要的,差异 ) 尤德尔说,在小组之间。

【考研】This is hacking on an industrial scale ,as was acknowledged by Glenn Mulcaire, the man hired by the News of the World in 2001 to be the point person for phone hacking.

正如格伦·穆尔凯尔(Glenn Mulcaire)所承认的那样,这是一种工业规模的黑客行为。格伦·穆尔凯尔于2001年被《世界新闻报》(News of the World)聘请为电话黑客的关键人物。

【四级】Although many attribute Kodak's downfall to "complacency(自满) ," that explanation doesn't acknowledge the lengths to which the company went to reinvent itself.

尽管许多人将柯达的垮台归因于“自满”(自满) ," 这一解释并不承认该公司在重塑自身方面付出了多大的努力。

【六级】Supervisors should acknowledge high performance so that the employee will continue to perform well in the future

主管应认可高绩效,以便员工在未来继续表现良好

【六级】Chinese officials say the expansion in Antarctica prioritises scientific research, but they also acknowledge that concerns about resource security influence their moves.

中国官员说,在南极洲的扩张优先考虑科学研究,但他们也承认,对资源安全的担忧影响了他们的行动。

【六级】When it gets a little boring, I might pull it out," acknowledged Naomi Pugh, a first-year student at Freed- Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn.

田纳西州亨德森市弗里德-哈德曼大学一年级学生纳奥米·普格承认:“当它变得有点无聊时,我可能会把它拉出来。”。

【考研】It's important to acknowledge that the environment isn't everyone's priority—or even most people's.

重要的是要承认,环境不是每个人的优先事项,甚至不是大多数人的优先事项。

【四级】The latest congressional report acknowledges the critical importance of technical training, but also asserts that the study of the humanities (人文学科)and social sciences must remain central components of America's educational system at all levels.

最新的国会报告承认技术培训的极端重要性,但也断言人文学科的研究(人文学科)社会科学必须仍然是美国各级教育体系的核心组成部分。

【六级】This might not be right, but school-leavers who fail to acknowledge as much risk making the wrong decision about going to university.

这可能是不对的,但不承认这一点的离校生有可能在上大学时做出错误的决定。

【四级】Acknowledge their contribution.

感谢他们的贡献。

【考研】Any fair-minded assessment of the dangers of the deal between Britain's National Health Service ( ' , NHS) and DeepMind must start by acknowledging that both sides mean well.

任何对英国国家卫生服务局(NHS)和DeepMind之间协议的危险性的公正评估都必须首先承认双方都是善意的。

【六级】We are very proud of our accomplishments under the Greenlist system and we believe that we will prevail in these cases, Christopher Beard, director of public affairs for SC Johnson, said, while acknowledging that this has been an area that is difficult to navigate.

SC Johnson公共事务总监克里斯托弗·比尔德(Christopher Beard)表示:我们为在绿名单制度下取得的成就感到非常自豪,我们相信我们会在这些情况下获胜,同时承认这是一个难以驾驭的领域。

【六级】They acknowledge that, in a few cases, home schooling offers educational opportunities superior to those found in most public schools, but few parents can provide such educational advantages.

他们承认,在少数情况下,家庭教育提供的教育机会优于大多数公立学校,但很少有家长能提供这样的教育优势。

【四级】It is widely acknowledged.

这是公认的。

【六级】The researchers also acknowledged that there are a few areas where race as a construct might still be useful in scientific research: as a political and social, but not biological, variable.

研究人员还承认,在科学研究中,种族作为一种结构可能在一些领域仍然有用:作为一种政治和社会变量,而不是生物学变量。

【考研】What we need to do is find a way to acknowledge and express what we feel appropriately, and then -- again, like children -- move on.

我们需要做的是找到一种方式来承认和表达我们的感受,然后——再次,像孩子一样——继续前进。

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