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acception (plural acceptions)
- (obsolete) acceptation; the received meaning.
(Can we date this quote?) Fuller,:
- Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it.
- acception of persons
- acception of faces (Ecclesiastic), (Obsolete): favoritism; partiality. - Wyclif
acception f (plural acceptions)