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Acceptance vs. Acknowledgement

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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 or protest it. The concept is close in meaning to acquiescence, derived from the Latin acquiēscere (to find rest in).
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Acknowledgement

The act of admitting the existence or truth of something
Acknowledgment that the service was poor.
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Acceptance

The action of consenting to receive or undertake something offered
Charges involving the acceptance of bribes
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Acknowledgement

Recognition or notice
Peace based on acknowledgment of a nation's sovereignty.
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Acceptance

The process or fact of being received as adequate, valid, or suitable
You must wait for acceptance into the village
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Acknowledgement

An expression of thanks or appreciation
Included acknowledgments of people who helped in making the book.
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Acceptance

Agreement with or belief in an idea or explanation
Acceptance of the teaching of the Church
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Acknowledgement

An answer or response in return for something
Sent an acknowledgment of receipt of the letter.
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Acceptance

The act of taking something offered
The acceptance of a new job.
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Acknowledgement

(Law) The formal avowal of an act before a legally empowered officer, such as a judge or notary public, to ensure that the act will be legally recognized.
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Acceptance

The act of admitting to a group or organization
Acceptance of new members into the club.
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Acknowledgement

Alternative spelling of acknowledgment
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Acceptance

A notification that someone or something has been accepted
Received an acceptance from her first-choice college.
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Acknowledgement

The state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged;
The partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
She seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
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Acceptance

Favorable reception; approval
Acceptance of seat belts among the public has greatly reduced injuries in car accidents.
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Acknowledgement

A statement acknowledging something or someone;
She must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
The preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her
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Acceptance

Belief in something; agreement
Acceptance of the new theory has been slow.
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Acceptance

A formal indication by a debtor of willingness to pay a draft or bill of exchange.
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Acceptance

An instrument so accepted, especially a bankers' acceptance.
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Acceptance

(Law) The demonstration of agreement with the terms and conditions of another's offer so that the offer becomes a contract between the two parties.
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Acceptance

(uncountable) The act of accepting; the receiving of something offered, with acquiescence, approbation, or satisfaction; especially, favourable reception; approval.
The acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.
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Acceptance

(countable) An instance of that act.
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Acceptance

Belief in something; agreement, assent.
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Acceptance

The state of being accepted.
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Acceptance

The usual or accepted meaning of a word or expression.
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Acceptance

An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance; the bill of exchange itself when accepted.
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Acceptance

(law) An agreeing to the action, proposals, or terms of another by some act which results in the conclusion of a legally binding contract; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking of possession of a thing as owner.
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Acceptance

The act of an authorized representative of the government by which the government assents to ownership of existing and identified supplies, or approves specific services rendered, as partial or complete performance of a contract.
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Acceptance

A list of horses accepted as starters in a race.
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Acceptance

(optics) etendue.
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Acceptance

The act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.
They shall come up with acceptance on mine altar.
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Acceptance

State of being accepted; acceptableness.
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Acceptance

An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
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Acceptance

An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
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Acceptance

An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.
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Acceptance

Meaning; acceptation.
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Acceptance

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
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Acceptance

The act of accepting with approval; favorable reception;
Its adoption by society
The proposal found wide acceptance
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Acceptance

The state of being acceptable and accepted;
Torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club
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Acceptance

(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
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Acceptance

Banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
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Acceptance

A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations;
All people should practice toleration and live together in peace
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Acceptance

The act of taking something that is offered;
Her acceptance of the gift encouraged him
He anticipated their acceptance of his offer
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