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accepted

[ak-sep-tid]
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adjective
  1. generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.
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Origin of accepted

First recorded in 1485–95; accept + -ed2
Related formsac·cept·ed·ly, adverbqua·si-ac·cept·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cept·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unaccepted

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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

    Robert Stead

  • In a lover, as yet unaccepted, she felt this last quality to be embarrassing.

    Was It Right to Forgive?

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr


British Dictionary definitions for unaccepted

accepted

adjective
  1. commonly approved or recognized; customary; established
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Derived Formsacceptedly, adverb
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