Acception

Ac`cep´tion


n.1.Acceptation; the received meaning.
Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it.
- Fuller.
Acception of persons
(Eccl.) favoritism; partiality.
- Wyclif.
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C'est une profession li[euro]u[c]e aux valeurs de justice et [euro]u l'aspiration de la conscience de la nation [euro]u la promotion et [euro]u la cons[euro]u[c]cration des principes de droit, de libert[euro]u[c] et d'[euro]u[c]galit[euro]u[c] et autres fondements du d[euro]u[c]veloppement et de l'[euro]u[c]panouissement civilisationnel, dans son acception la plus large.
where [beta] is the probability of the acception of event A when it is false.
A later article by Azam in 1887 points both to a low expectation of his readership and to the same old problem of frustration with language with which hypnotists had been struggling for more than four decades: "Le lecteur voudra bien me preter une attention soutenue ; car les mots dont j'ai a me servir etant des mots ordinaires que j'ai ete contraint de detourner de leur acception, il en ressort forcement quelque obscurite" (62).
Les reponses a ces questions delimiteront et definiront deja la bonne acception du sujet.
Mais le succes de cette acception dans la langue critique moderne ne conduit-il pas a minorer ce que ces poetes de la Renaissance doivent encore a la conception traditionnelle (c'est-a-dire musicale) de la lyrique, tournee vers la performance musicale, la seule acception du terme qui ait cours au XVIe siecle?
In its most minimal acception, populism is a "thin-centered ideology", as political scientist Cas Mudde writes, that is, a Manichean worldview opposing a "pure people" to "corrupt elites".
Cette acception du pluralisme repose essentiellement sur une delegation a l'ordre alternatif.
The first article entitled Multiculturalism in a (Post) Crisological Society: From Wrong Acception to a New Pluralistic Sociey-Building Approach authored by Ali Pajaziti, Ylber Sela and Jasmina Trajkoska proposes a multicultural perspective of the "(post) crisological society" as a descriptive-analytical and empirical- quantitative development aimed at "producing an objective overview of the perceptions of citizens of Kumanovo in relation to plural identities".