- generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.
Origin of accepted
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Examples from the Web for unaccepted
An offer is a revocable and unaccepted communication of willingness to promise.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
So long as they are unaccepted, they possess the same character.The Ordinance of Covenanting
Shell have to accept it; or to live with it unaccepted, then.Adrienne Toner
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Well—there must be many other natural laws, still undiscovered, or at least unaccepted.Dennison Grant
In a lover, as yet unaccepted, she felt this last quality to be embarrassing.Was It Right to Forgive?
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
- commonly approved or recognized; customary; established
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