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ac·cep·tance

 (ăk-sĕp′təns)
n.
1. The act of taking something offered: the acceptance of a new job.
2. The act of admitting to a group or organization: acceptance of new members into the club.
3. A notification that someone or something has been accepted: received an acceptance from her first-choice college.
4. Favorable reception; approval: Acceptance of seat belts among the public has greatly reduced injuries in car accidents.
5. Belief in something; agreement: Acceptance of the new theory has been slow.
6.
a. A formal indication by a debtor of willingness to pay a draft or bill of exchange.
b. An instrument so accepted, especially a bankers' acceptance.
7. Law The demonstration of agreement with the terms and conditions of another's offer so that the offer becomes a contract between the two parties.
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acceptance

(əkˈsɛptəns)
n
1. the act of accepting or the state of being accepted or acceptable
2. favourable reception; approval
3. (often foll by of) belief (in) or assent (to)
4. (Commerce) commerce
a. a formal agreement by a debtor to pay a draft, bill, etc
b. the document so accepted. Compare bank acceptance
5. (Horse Racing) (plural) Austral and NZ a list of horses accepted as starters in a race
6. (Law) contract law words or conduct by which a person signifies his assent to the terms and conditions of an offer or agreement
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ac•cept•ance

(ækˈsɛp təns)

n.
1. the act of taking or receiving something offered.
2. favorable reception; approval; favor.
3. the act of assenting or believing: acceptance of a theory.
4. the fact or state of being accepted or acceptable.
5.
a. a pledge to pay an order, draft, or bill of exchange when it becomes due.
b. an order, draft, or bill of exchange that has been accepted.
[1565–75]
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acceptance

1. the acknowledgment of a bill of exchange, in writing across the back, binding the acceptor to make payment.
2. the bill so endorsed.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acceptance - the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as trueacceptance - the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
attitude, mental attitude - a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
fatalism - a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
recognition - an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid; "the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States"
2.acceptance - the act of accepting with approvalacceptance - 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"
approval, approving, blessing - the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
3.acceptance - the state of being acceptable and acceptedacceptance - the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
vogue - a current state of general acceptance and use
acknowledgement, acknowledgment, recognition - the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
favorable reception, favourable reception, approval - acceptance as satisfactory; "he bought it on approval"
acceptation - acceptance as true or valid
contentedness, content - the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content"
acquiescence - acceptance without protest
welcome - the state of being welcome; "don't outstay your welcome"
rejection - the state of being rejected
4.acceptance - (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)acceptance - (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
contract law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts
assent, acquiescence - agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
5.acceptance - banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
bill of exchange, draft, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
6.acceptance - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situationsacceptance - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
permissiveness, tolerance - a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
self acceptance - an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all
7.acceptance - the act of taking something that is offeredacceptance - the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
acquisition - the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
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acceptance

noun
1. accepting, taking, receiving, obtaining, acquiring, reception, receipt The party is being downgraded by its acceptance of secret donations.
2. acknowledgement, agreement, belief, approval, recognition, admission, consent, consensus, adoption, affirmation, assent, credence, accession, approbation, concurrence, accedence, stamp or seal of approval a theory that is steadily gaining acceptance
3. approval, following, support, embracing, adoption, endorsement, espousal Avant-garde music has not found general public acceptance.
4. recognition, appreciation, acknowledgment an effort to ensure that the disabled achieve real acceptance
6. submission, yielding, resignation, concession, compliance, deference, passivity, acquiescence He thought about it for a moment, then nodded his reluctant acceptance.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

acceptance

noun
1. The act or process of accepting:
Informal: OK.
2. Favorable regard:
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Translations
مُوَافَقَة
přijetí
acceptdet at acceptere
heakskiitmine
viîtaka, òága
pozitiven odgovorsprejetje

acceptance

[əkˈseptəns]
A. N
1. [of gift, invitation, apology, offer, cheque] → aceptación f
2. (= approval) → aprobación f, acogida f
to meet with general acceptancetener una buena acogida general
to win acceptancelograr la aprobación
B. CPD acceptance credit Ncrédito m de aceptación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

acceptance

[ækˈsɛptəns] n
[invitation, offer, proposal] → acceptation f
a letter of acceptance → une lettre d'acceptation acceptance speech
(= approval) [idea, theory, trend] → approbation f; [authority] → acceptation f
to gain acceptance → recevoir un accueil favorable
to meet with general acceptance → être favorablement accueilli(e) par tous
[person] → accueil m favorable
to gain acceptance → être bien accepté(e)
[change, fate, unpleasant fact] → acceptation facceptance speech ndiscours m de réception
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

acceptance

n
(of offer, gift, excuse)Annahme f; (of suggestion, work also, report, findings)Akzeptierung f; (of responsibility)Übernahme f; (= believing: of story) → Glauben nt; (= receiving: of award) → Entgegennahme f; his acceptance into the familyseine Aufnahme in der or die Familie; to find or win or gain acceptance (theories, people)anerkannt werden, Anerkennung finden; to meet with general acceptanceallgemeine Anerkennung finden
(= recognition: of need, fact) → Anerkennung f
(= toleration: of behaviour, fate, conditions) → Hinnahme f
(Comm) (of cheque, orders)Annahme f; (of delivery also)Abnahme f

acceptance

:
acceptance house
n (Fin) → Akzept- or Wechselbank f
acceptance trials
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acceptance

[əkˈsɛptns] naccettazione f; (of person, by others) → accoglienza (favorevole); (for job, membership) → accettazione; (of proposal) → accoglimento
I've received two acceptances → ho ricevuto due risposte positive
to meet with general acceptance → incontrare il favore or il consenso generale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

accept

(əkˈsept) verb
1. to take (something offered). He accepted the gift.
2. to believe in, agree to or acknowledge. We accept your account of what happened; Their proposal was accepted; He accepted responsibility for the accident.
acˈceptable adjective
1. satisfactory. The decision should be acceptable to most people.
2. pleasing. a very acceptable gift.
acˈceptably adverb
acˈceptance noun
We have had few acceptances to our invitation.
acˈcepted adjective
generally recognized. It is an accepted fact that the world is round.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

acceptance

n (stage of grief, etc.) aceptación f (etapa del duelo, etc.)
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References in classic literature ?
While saying this, which his character as a gentleman of some little station, and his character as a father, equally demanded of him, he would not be so diplomatic as to conceal that the proposal remained in hopeful abeyance and under conditional acceptance, and that he thanked Mr Sparkler for the compliment rendered to himself and to his family.
(TSXV: FCO) ("Fabled" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that further to its news releases of April 2, and May 28, 2019 and the receipt of the TSX Venture Exchange's (the "Exchange") conditional acceptance letter of August 2, 2019 it has closed its previously announced acquisition of the ChurchKey Property (the "Property") as of August 16, 2019.
The Company previously received TSX Venture Exchange ('TSXV') conditional acceptance for the Offering on August 8, 2019 and will now seek TSXV final acceptance for the Offering.
In May this year, the department gave conditional acceptance to the plans subject to several conditions.
Liew also pointed out that the Pakatan Harapan administration was a 'reformist government' and was unfazed by the federal Opposition's initial conditional acceptance of the Undi 18 Bill.
'For a person like me, whether the government is democratic or not does not matter.' This survey item distinguishes Commitment to democracy, Conditional acceptance of authoritarianism, and Indifference between the two.
This review and conditional acceptance validate that Gimoti is a proprietary name consistent with FDA's goal of preventing medication errors and potential harm to the public associated with product misidentification or confusion.
The ministry has indicated that the students must access their electronic accounts in the Unified Admission System (NABO) to follow up with their application for early acceptance, and to receive their letters of conditional acceptance.
An under duress submitted Instrument of Accession through a dubious letter by Maharaja of Kashmir and its conditional acceptance by the then Indian Governor General, alongside over two dozen United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions, Tashkent Declaration, Shimla Agreement, Lahore declaration and a number of multilateral and bilateral communiques acknowledge the disputed nature of Kashmir.
(TSX Venture: ABE) (OTC: ABEPF) has obtained the conditional acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange to acquire the Sirmac lithium property from Nemaska Lithium Inc., the company said.
Pharmaceutical company Evoke Pharma (NasdaqCM:EVOK) revealed on Tuesday that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conditional acceptance for the proprietary brand name, Gimoti, for the EVK-001 (metoclopramide nasal spray) product candidate.
As a government contracting professional, you have quite a few options in dealing with this problem, including conditional acceptance. The purpose of this article is, first, to share a personal experience I had with conditional acceptance, and, second, to discuss some of the do's and don'ts of conditionally accepting nonconforming items.