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acceptation

[ak-sep-tey-shuh n] /ˌæk sɛpˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the usual or accepted meaning of a word, phrase, etc.
2.
favorable regard; approval.
3.
belief; acceptance as true or valid.
Origin of acceptation
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French. See accept, -ation
Related forms
nonacceptation, noun
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acceptation

/ˌæksɛpˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the accepted meaning, as of a word, phrase, etc
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