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non-acceptance Line breaks: non-accept¦ance
Pronunciation: /nɒnəkˈsɛpt(ə)ns/

Definition of non-acceptance in English:


[mass noun]
Refusal to accept, receive, or agree to something: his non-acceptance of the plaintiff’s complaints
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  • Many pundits forecast gloom and non-acceptance - until last week, 60% opposed the move - but most Germans have responded well, believing that the euro is simply part of the way forward to greater European unity and integration.
  • Alan Irwin alludes to the public non-acceptance of nuclear technology, and argues that this conclusion is justified by a careful, rational cost-benefit analysis.
  • Thus, non-acceptance of these norms by a daughter-in-law would be seen as an act of ‘defiance’ by a society which has for decades now put up with bride-burning on account of insufficient dowry.
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