unaccepted


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unaccepted

(ˌʌnəkˈsɛptɪd)
adj
not received or accepted
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Adj.1.unaccepted - not conforming to standard usageunaccepted - not conforming to standard usage; "the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
nonstandard - not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; "a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups"; "the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap
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Skidder's door as he was red-inking a stage direction for Myrtle Delorme (Miss Leeson) in his (unaccepted) comedy, to "pirouette across stage from L to the side of the Count." Up the carpeted ladder she crawled at last and opened the door of the skylight room.
The disease, as Guenaud had predicted, had become worse; it was no longer an attack of gout, it was an attack of death; then there was another thing which made that agony more agonizing still, -- and that was the agitation brought into his mind by the donation he had sent to the king, and which, according to Colbert, the king ought to send back unaccepted to the cardinal.
The ICPO director believes that by rejecting the presence of the CPP-NPA, its members will have a limited area to operate in, will feel unaccepted, and eventually yield.
MPA Sobia Shahid submitted resolution stated that Indian Occupied Kashmir is integral part of Pakistan and revoking of these articles to abandon special status of the occupied Kashmir and dividing it into two parts was totally unaccepted.
Although excessive displays are of course generally unaccepted by the public, royal couples have their subtle signs of affection, which is of course dependent on the nature of the event they attend.
The most disheartening thing though, is seeing a whole bin load of recyclable items ending up in landfill because its contaminated with unaccepted waste.
After the first rankings for the kindergartens in the capital this year, 7000 children were left unaccepted. The problem of lack of places in the kindergartens is for years and is especially acute in areas where there are new neighborhoods.
However, the basic impression one gets is, they are being captured because of the unaccepted beliefs.
were untested for safety, so officially remain unaccepted.
"Graffiti has always been an unaccepted artform some people connect to, and it goes against the 'typical expectations' of what art is.
Music on the Saturday, at the bandstand on the upper field, will include a performance by Groove Hustlers at 1pm, followed by Globally Unaccepted at 3pm.
Al-Suhail said in a statement to NINA: "There are those who are trying to pressure the naming of a governor of Baghdad from outside it, and this is unaccepted at all and we will stand to face those who try to impose it." He pointed out that "our rejection is not directed to any person or entity."