generally speaking accepted or named proper or reasonable reverse of unacknowledged
- generally speaking acknowledged
- recognized or made understood or accepted
- of Acknowledge
(imp. & p. p.) of Acknowledge
In the Mediterranean, Crete and Malta yet survived as outposts of Christendom; but the northern coasts of Africa from Egypt to Morocco acknowledged the supremacy of the sultan, whose sea power in the Mediterranean had become a factor to be reckoned with in European politics, threatening not only the islands, but the very heart of Christendom, Italy itself, and capable - as the alliance with France against Charles V.