Nonacceptance



[ak-sep-tuh ns] /ækˈsɛp təns/

noun
1.
the act of taking or receiving something offered.
2.
favorable reception; approval; favor.
3.
the act of assenting or believing:
acceptance of a theory.
4.
the fact or state of being or .
5.
(def 1).
6.
Commerce.

/ˌnɒnəkˈsɛptəns/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of not accepting or being accepted
/əkˈsɛptəns/
noun
1.
the act of accepting or the state of being accepted or acceptable
2.
favourable reception; approval
3.
(often foll by of) belief (in) or assent (to)
4.
(commerce)

5.
(pl) (Austral & NZ) a list of horses accepted as starters in a race
6.
(contract law) words or conduct by which a person signifies his assent to the terms and conditions of an offer or agreement
n.

1570s, from Middle French acceptance, from accepter (see accept). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.).

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