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acceptant

[ ak-sep-tuhnt ]
/ ækˈsɛp tənt /
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adjective

willingly or readily accepting or receiving; receptive.

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Origin of acceptant

First recorded in 1590–1600; accept + -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM acceptant

non·ac·cept·ant, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acceptant

acceptant
/ (əkˈsɛptənt) /

adjective

receiving willingly; receptive
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