Acceptance of persons

partiality, favoritism. See under Accept.

See also: Acceptance

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
What is the bare minimum that needs to remain?These probing questions must be asked to ensure that stakeholders are aware of, and attentive to, the changes mandated by the CRPD and make every attempt at approaching the issue from the perspective of the convention's core principles.DISABILITIESThese include principles of non-discrimination, respect for difference and acceptance of persons with disabilities as part of human diversity and humanity and, importantly, respect for inherent dignity and individual autonomy, including the freedom to make one's choices.
They cover eight guiding principles, including the respect for inherent dignity, non-discrimination, fully and effective participation and inclusion in society, respect for difference and acceptance of persons with disabilities are part of human diversity and humanity, equality of opportunity, accessibility, gender equality, and respect for the evolving capacities of children with disability and respect for the right of children with disabilities to preserve their identities.
Nowhere have we seen the acceptance of persons with disabilities more than in the recent praise which has been heaped on to Nordstrom's and Target for their use of an adorable 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome in their ads.
The Iranian Al-Aalam Satellite TV Station had quoted Zibary as saying that "the Western states must present help in this respect, including the acceptance of persons, belonging to the said 'clique,' wishing to move to their countries, as well as preparing the suitable platform for the return of those of them, wishing to return to Iran."
Such is Geiringer's humble acceptance of persons, great and small, who came into his life.
Their research suggested that for certain disabilities which are highly stigmatized (e.g., alcoholism, psychosis), it may be preferable to use a label rather than a description or a labeled description if the goal is to promote acceptance of persons with these conditions.
The approach has resulted in findings concerning the sociology of acceptance of persons with deviant attributes.
Full browser ?