Definition of accepted in English:

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accepted

Pronunciation: /əkˈsɛptɪd/

adjective

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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