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acceptance

noun ac·cep·tance \ik-ˈsep-tən(t)s, ak-\

: the act of accepting something or someone

: the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable

Full Definition of ACCEPTANCE

1
:  an agreeing either expressly or by conduct to the act or offer of another so that a contract is concluded and the parties become legally bound
2
:  the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable
3
:  the act of accepting :  the fact of being accepted :  approval
4
a :  the act of accepting a time draft or bill of exchange for payment when due according to the specified terms
b :  an accepted draft or bill of exchange
5
:  acceptation 2

Examples of ACCEPTANCE

  1. her acceptance into the club
  2. The university has sent me a letter of acceptance.
  3. He delivered an acceptance speech after he was chosen as the party's presidential nominee.

First Known Use of ACCEPTANCE

1574
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
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