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acknowledge the corn

To admit to or acknowledge one's fault, shortcoming, mistake, crime, or naiveté. When they arrested me, I decided I might as well acknowledge the corn and confess to stealing the car. Especially since I was still driving it.
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acknowledge someone as something

to agree or announce publicly that a person holds a particular office or station, or that a person has particular qualities. She found it difficult to acknowledge herself as a failure.
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acknowledge someone to be right

to admit or state that someone is correct about something. Bill said that the car was useless, and the mechanic acknowledged him to be right.
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acknowledge something as something

to agree or announce publicly that something is as previously stated. The president acknowledged the statement as the truth.
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acknowledge (the) receipt of something

to report receiving something, such as a package, letter, or notice. The company acknowledged receipt of the merchandise I returned.
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Senator Pervaiz Rashid said it is acknowledgeable that the government did not create any obstacle in the way of PTI rallies.
It is acknowledgeable that many people would want to draw our attention to the fact that a democratic northern Sudan would make a better neighbour to our much anticipate and evolving independent state of south Sudan.
He also emphasized that security forces have played an acknowledgeable role against the militants to root out these menaces from the country.
Shahbaz Sharif said: "Pakistan and Britain enjoy a historic and friendly relationship as Britain has been a significant trade partner of Pakistan and its cooperation especially in health, education sectors is highly acknowledgeable.
96 billion for sports activities was highly acknowledgeable and glaring example of chief minister's interest in promotion of sports activities in the province.
Replying to a question, he said the government has repealed the corruption system from the institutions through their policies and it was acknowledgeable that there was no scandal of corruption has been found in any institution of the country during this Constitutional tenure of PML-N.