ac|cept|anceW3 [əkˈseptəns] n1.) [U]when you officially agree to take something that you have been offeredacceptance of▪ the formal acceptance of an invitation▪ He wrote a letter of acceptance (=a letter in which you agree to accept a job, university place etc) to the university.2.) [singular, U]when people agree that an idea, statement, explanation etc is right or trueacceptance of▪ the acceptance of Einstein's theoryacceptance that▪ There is still not widespread acceptance that fathers can care for children as well as mothers do.gain/find acceptance▪ This type of management style gained acceptance in the 1980s.3.) [U]the ability to accept an unpleasant situation which cannot be changed, without getting angry or upset about itacceptance of▪ By the end of the trial, Nicolas moved towards acceptance of his fate.4.) [U]the process of allowing someone to become part of a group or a society and of treating them in the same way as the other members▪ Acceptance by their peer group is important to most youngsters.
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