Meaning of ACCEPTANCE in English

ACCEPTANCE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ækseptəns ]

( acceptances)

1.

Acceptance of an offer or a proposal is the act of saying yes to it or agreeing to it.

The Party is being degraded by its acceptance of secret donations...

...a letter of acceptance.

...his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize.

≠ rejection

N-VAR : usu with supp , oft poss N , N of n

2.

If there is acceptance of an idea, most people believe or agree that it is true.

...a theory that is steadily gaining acceptance...

There was a general acceptance that the defence budget would shrink.

N-UNCOUNT

3.

Your acceptance of a situation, especially an unpleasant or difficult one, is an attitude or feeling that you cannot change it and that you must get used to it.

...his calm acceptance of whatever comes his way.

≠ rejection

N-UNCOUNT : usu N of n

4.

Acceptance of someone into a group means beginning to think of them as part of the group and to act in a friendly way towards them.

...an effort to ensure that the disabled achieve real acceptance.

= recognition

≠ rejection

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