Is there another word for widely acknowledged? I'm writing a paper and I can't find a better word for widely acknowledged, but it is already used by my source

  • Provide an example sentence with a blank where you can fill the word you are looking for. – mahmud koya May 8 '18 at 14:43
  • I would also like more information about why "widely acknowledged" being used by your source makes it unusable in your paper. In some situations using a phrase too often can seem awkward, but that's very dependent on context and quantity. – Kamil Drakari May 8 '18 at 18:19

One option is the noun consensus, or general agreement within a certain community.

Consensus opinion is that Denali is the most impressive mountain in North America.

There is consensus that cardiopulmonary resuscitation alone is unlikely to start the heart.

Consensus holds that the Dred Scott verdict was a low point in U. S. Supreme Court decisions.


How about commonly recognized? (See the many examples of usage here.)

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