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1. The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression: In one of its acceptations value is a technical term in music.
2. Favorable reception; approval.
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(Linguistics) the accepted meaning, as of a word, phrase, etc
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ac•cep•ta•tion(ˌæk sɛpˈteɪ ʃən)
1. the usual or accepted meaning of a word, phrase, etc.
2. favorable regard; approval.
3. belief; acceptance as valid or true.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French]
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|Noun||1.||acceptation - acceptance as true or valid |
acceptance - the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
|2.||acceptation - the accepted meaning of a word|
|3.||acceptation - the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"|
embrace, bosom - a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
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acceptation[ˌæksepˈteɪʃən] N → acepción f
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n (old, form, of word) → Bedeutung f
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