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Dictionary Information: Definition Acceptation
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  Acceptation (Ac`cep*ta"tion) (#), n.

1. Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable. [Obs.] "This is saying worthy of all acceptation." 1 Tim. i. 15. "Some things . . . are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God." Hooker.
2. The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation. "My words, in common acceptation, Could never give this provocation." Gay.

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