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Meaning of ACCEPTION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cep"tion\, n. [L. acceptio a receiving, accepting:
cf. F. acception.]
Acceptation; the received meaning. [Obs.]

      Here the word ``baron'' is not to be taken in that
      restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath
      confined it.                             --Fuller.

{Acception of persons} or {faces} (Eccl.), favoritism;
   partiality. [Obs.] --Wyclif.

 

 

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