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Acceptation - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

ACCEPTA'TION, n.

1. Kind reception; a receiving with favor or approbation.

This is a saying worthy of all acceptation. 1 Tim 1.

2. A state of being acceptable; favorable regard.

Some things are of great dignity and acceptation with God

But in this sense acceptableness is more generally used.

3. the meaning or sense in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as a term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

4. Reception in general. Obs.

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