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    acknowledge / understand

    Is it correct to say/write "I acknowledge your opinion." to mean "I see. (or I understand.)"?

    I don't think so because "I acknowledge your opinion." would mean "I admit that your opinion exist (or is true/real)" or "I have received your opinion that you sent me." according to a dictionary:
    http://www.macmillandictionary.com/d...sh/acknowledge

    (But I saw this sentence written by a non-native speaker and wondered if it's correct.)

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    Re: acknowledge / understand

    I would say that it is correct and can be considered under definition 1a in the link you provided.

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    Re: acknowledge / understand

    Is that natural as well as correct (for example, in a formal email)?

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    Re: acknowledge / understand

    I can see myself using it.

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