acceptilation

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From Latin acceptilatio (entry of a debt collected, acquittance), from past participle of accipere (compare accept) + latio (a carrying), from latus, past participle of ferre (to carry).

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acceptilation (countable and uncountable, plural acceptilations)

  1. (civil law) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.
  2. (theology) The doctrine, laid down by Duns Scotus and maintained by the Arminians, that the satisfaction rendered by Christ was not in itself really a true or full equivalent, but was merely accepted by God, through his gracious goodwill, as sufficient.

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