Acknowledgement vs Bibliography - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between acknowledgement and bibliography

is that acknowledgement is (british) the act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession while bibliography is a section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.

acknowledgement

English

Alternative forms

* acknowledgment (US)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (British) The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  • (British) The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  • (British) An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
  • (British) An expression of gratitude.
  • (British) A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.
  • a wedding invitation's acknowledgement
  • (British, telecommunications, computing, networking) A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
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  • (British, legal) The act of a man admitting a child as his own.
  • (British, legal) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
  • Synonyms

    * confession, concession, recognition, admission, avowal, recognizance, ACK

    bibliography

    Noun

    (bibliographies)
  • A section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.
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  • The supplementary bibliography (in Vol. VI) attests to the comprehensiveness of the effort.
  • A list of books or documents relevant to a particular subject or author.
  • The study of the history of books in terms of their classification, printing and publication.
  • Derived terms

    * annotated bibliography * bibliographer * bibliographic * bio-bibliography