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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cep·ta·tion /ˌækˌsɛpˈteʃən/
 公認的意義,辭義

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cep·ta·tion n.
 1. Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable. [Obs.]
    This is saying worthy of all acceptation.   --1 Tim. i. 15.
    Some things . . . are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God.   --Hooker.
 2. The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
 My words, in common acceptation,
 Could never give this provocation.   --Gay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 acceptation
      n 1: acceptance as true or valid
      2: the accepted meaning of a word [syn: word meaning, word
         sense]
      3: the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception;
         "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide
         acceptance" [syn: adoption, acceptance, espousal]