Acceptation vs. Acception

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  • Acceptation (noun)

    Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; the state of being acceptable.

  • Acceptation (noun)

    The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received.

    “The term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.”

  • Acceptation (noun)

    Ready belief.

  • Acception (noun)

    acceptation; the received meaning.

  • Acceptation (noun)

    a particular sense or the generally recognized meaning (common acceptation) of a word or phrase.

Oxford Dictionary

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