from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Widely encountered, used, or recognized: an accepted treatment for pneumonia.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of accept.
- adj. Generally approved, believed, or recognized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Acceptable; chosen; appointed.
- In com., received or acknowledged as binding: often abbreviated to a. or A. See acceptance, 1 .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. generally approved or compelling recognition
"European dress" is the term accepted to imply the costume of man and woman which is entirely cosmopolitan, decrying continuity of types (of costume) and thoroughly plastic in the hands of fashion.
A rule was established under which every Manchu high official, when memorializing the throne, was to speak of himself to the Emperor as "your Majesty's slave," whereas the term accepted from every Chinese high official was simply
The expression “the right state” was a term accepted in the political writings of the fourth century.
[FN#128] Andalusian = Spanish, the Vandal-land, a term accepted by the Moslem invader.
She is described by her admirers as a 'philosopher' but this is not a term accepted by many in the philosophical community.
[[Objectivism]], which believes admirers as 'a philosopher 'but this is not a term accepted by many in the booksc ertainly advance a' philosophy 'of life, there is,
One claim is, "She is described by her admirers as 'a philosopher 'but this is not a term accepted by many in the philosophical community."
Whatever Obama may lack in "accepted" experience, he more than makes up for in judgement, inspirational initiative, and vision.
The government needed to find a way to stop these coins being in accepted as legal tender.
I do find having a place to be vulnerable/messy/imperfect and still be accepted is critical.
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