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Definitions of acceptance:
  • noun:   the act of taking something that is offered
    Example: "Her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"
  • noun:   (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
  • noun:   banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
  • noun:   the state of being acceptable and accepted
    Example: "Torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
  • noun:   the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    Example: "The proposal found wide acceptance"
  • noun:   a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
  • noun:   the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    Example: "Acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"

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