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Noun: acceptation  ,ak-sep'tey-shun
  1. Acceptance as true or valid
  2. The accepted meaning of a word
    - word meaning, word sense
  3. The act of accepting with approval; favourable reception
    "its acceptation by society";
    - adoption, acceptance, espousal

Derived forms: acceptations

Type of: acceptance, approval, approving, blessing, sense, signified