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acceptance
n. act of accepting or receiving; approval; state of accepting or believing in something

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Acceptance
Acceptance in human psychology is a person's assent to the reality of a situation, recognizing a process or condition (often a negative or uncomfortable situation) without attempting to change it, protest. The concept is close in meaning to 'acquiescence', derived from the Latin 'acquiescere' (to find rest in).

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acceptance

Noun
1. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
(synonym) credence
(hypernym) attitude, mental attitude
(hyponym) recognition
(derivation) accept
2. the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
(synonym) adoption, acceptation, espousal
(hypernym) blessing, approval, approving
(hyponym) embrace, bosom
(derivation) accept
3. the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
(antonym) rejection
(hypernym) situation, state of affairs
(hyponym) currency, vogue
(derivation) accept
4. (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
(hypernym) assent, acquiescence
(classification) contract law
5. banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
(synonym) banker's acceptance
(hypernym) draft, bill of exchange, order of payment
6. a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
(synonym) toleration, sufferance
(hypernym) permissiveness, tolerance
(hyponym) self acceptance
(derivation) accept, live with, swallow
7. the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
(hypernym) acquisition
(derivation) accept, take, have


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acceptance
n. přijetí; získal respekt

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acceptance
Rzecz. przyjęcie; pogodzenie się; akceptacja


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