Generally believed or recognized to be valid or correct: he wasn’t handsome in the accepted sense the accepted consensus within the church
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- Liddell & Scott's Greek Lexicon is a universally accepted standard among scholars.
- The health of all Americans could benefit from the use of de-identified data to meet widely accepted public health objectives.
- Cohabitation was still frowned upon, illegitimate births a stigma and the nuclear family the accepted way of doing things.
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