acceptation

[ ak-sep-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF acceptation
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It is also, in the present acceptation of the word, improper.

In its common, or generally received, acceptation, it implies two things.

It is a maxim worthy of all acceptation that a man may have that allowance he takes.

Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed And worthy of acceptation.

This decree of the Senate was submitted to the acceptation of the French people.

It is good news, worthy of all acceptation; and yet not too good to be true.

It is the negation of contract and the acceptation of status.

If it is 'worthy of all acceptation,' it is worthy of your acceptation.

How does anxious in this acceptation differ from both eager and earnest?

The acceptation enabled him to look at the link with more equanimity.

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