Meaning of ACCEPTANCE in English



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 ~ of secret donations...

...a letter of ~.

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

? rejection

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


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

...a theory that is steadily gaining ~...

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



Your ~ 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 ~ of whatever comes his way.

? rejection

N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n


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. effort to ensure that the disabled achieve real ~.

= recognition

? rejection


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