acceptation

[ak-sep-tey-shuh n]
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Origin of acceptation

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French. See accept, -ation
Related formsnon·ac·cep·ta·tion, noun
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acceptation

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