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accepting

[ ak-sep-ting ]
/ ækˈsɛp tɪŋ /
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adjective

amenable; open: She was always more accepting of coaching suggestions than her teammates.

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Origin of accepting

First recorded in 1570–80; accept + -ing2
ac·cept·ing·ly, adverbac·cept·ing·ness, noun
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