acknowledge one's fault


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • acknowledge — acknowledgeable, adj. acknowledger, n. /ak nol ij/, v.t., acknowledged, acknowledging. 1. to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of: to acknowledge one s mistakes. 2. to show or express recognition or realization of …   Universalium

  • acknowledge — ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1. To own or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fault — noun 1 responsibility for sth wrong ADJECTIVE ▪ stupid ▪ It s his own stupid fault his car was stolen he should have kept it locked. ▪ entire ▪ It was my entire fault. I ruined everything. FAULT + VERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • For One More Day — is a 2006 novel taken place during the mid 1900 s by the acclaimed sportswriter and author Mitch Albom. It opens with the novel s protagonist planning to commit suicide. His adulthood is shown to have been rife with sadness. His own daughter didn …   Wikipedia

  • Denial of one's self — Denial De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confess — [kən fes′] vt. [ME confessen < OFr confesser < ML(Ec) * confessare < L confessus, pp. of confiteri, to acknowledge, confess < com , together + fateri, to acknowledge; akin to fari, to speak: see FAME] 1. a) to admit (a fault or crime) …   English World dictionary

  • own — /oʊn / (say ohn) adjective 1. belonging or relating to oneself or itself (usually used after a possessive to emphasise the idea of ownership, interest, or relation conveyed by the possessive): his own money. –pronoun 2. (absolutely, with a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blame — vb reprehend, reprobate, condemn, denounce, censure, *criticize Analogous words: *accuse, charge, indict, impeach: impute, attribute, *ascribe: implicate, *involve Contrasted words: exonerate, vindicate, *exculpate, absolve, acquit: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • confess — confessable, adj. confessingly, adv. /keuhn fes /, v.t. 1. to acknowledge or avow (a fault, crime, misdeed, weakness, etc.) by way of revelation. 2. to own or admit as true: I must confess that I haven t read the book. 3. to declare or… …   Universalium

  • confess — con•fess [[t]kənˈfɛs[/t]] v. i. 1) to acknowledge or avow (a fault, crime, misdeed, or weakness) by way of revelation 2) to own or admit as true; concede: I must confess that I haven t read it[/ex] 3) rel to declare or acknowledge (one s sins),… …   From formal English to slang

  • confess — I. v. a. 1. Acknowledge (as a crime or fault), own, avow, admit. 2. Admit, grant, concede, recognize. 3. (Poetical.) Attest, prove, show, exhibit, manifest, be proof of. 4. Receive or hear one s confession (as a priest), shrive. II …   New dictionary of synonyms

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