Rather, it is an acknowledgement of progress made.
She inhaled deeply and waited for some response or acknowledgement from Jackson.
The winning team was sent a certificate in acknowledgement of their recent success.
Tom nodded across the room to Stacy in acknowledgement and approval of her comment.
Acknowledgement of their employee's hard work is an important quality for a supervisor to have.
She didn't do the job so that she would be recognized, but she expected at least some acknowledgement for her hard work.
It is an acknowledgement that war is completely a choice and our choice can be "no."