Acceptably Acceptant

Acceptance

Meanings and phrases

acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; credence
  2. the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; adoption; acceptation; espousal
  3. the state of being acceptable and accepted
  4. (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
  5. banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank; banker's acceptance
  6. the act of taking something that is offered
  7. a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; toleration; sufferance

acceptance sampling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected

banker 's acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank; acceptance

self acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all

trade acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bill of exchange for a specific purchase; drawn on the buyer by the seller and bearing the buyer's acceptance

acceptance speech

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Valvano's ESPY acceptance speech became legendary.
  • She dedicated her award to Glatzer in her acceptance speech.
  • She then called Swift from backstage to complete her acceptance speech.

acceptance rate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In fall 2015, the university's acceptance rate was 45%.
  • The acceptance rate for admissions is around fifteen percent.
  • The acceptance rate for undergraduate applicants in fall 2013 was 65.5%.

widespread acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This proposal and name have met with widespread acceptance.
  • Such diverse theories have failed to command widespread acceptance.
  • To achieve widespread acceptance, this encapsulation was based on popular usage.

wide acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bikini has gradually gained wide acceptance in Western society.
  • Since then the proof has gained wide acceptance, although some doubters remain.
  • M. Snædal similarly notes that none of these proposals has achieved wide acceptance.

social acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Humans generally require social acceptance and thus sometimes dread the disapproval of others.
  • Wider social acceptance is shown in studies to have been crucial in easing trauma for child soldiers.
  • In 2005, Multnomah County Circuit Judge Doug Beckman said "I think there's a broader social acceptance for users of marijuana.

general acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, no alternative solution has gained general acceptance.
  • Like other social developments in Canada, the general acceptance of Canadian English has taken its time.
  • The original Robot Chemist, marketed in 1959, was a desk-sized instrument that appeared to be too large for general acceptance.

gain acceptance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Even so, the drive to gain acceptance did not go unchallenged.
  • Some adolescents gain acceptance and recognition from their peers by conformity.
  • By such means, a hypothesis may gain acceptance, although in a probabilistic, rather than certain, sense.

acceptance among

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Köhler's views have not found wide acceptance among Nietzsche scholars and commentators.
  • Throughout much of the 20th century, the Copenhagen interpretation had overwhelming acceptance among physicists.
  • Some time before 1915 he developed a wheat pickling machine, which found considerable acceptance among practical farmers.

acceptance trials

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Formal U.S. Navy acceptance trials for the XF4U-1 began in February 1941.
  • The Yakovlev OKB concluded its testing on 24 September and turned over the second prototype for state acceptance trials on 22 October.
  • Named for the largest African land animal, the elephant, the ship was accepted by the Namibian Navy on 3 July 2012 after sea acceptance trials were completed.
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