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American English: /əkˈsɛptəns/
British English: /əkˈsɛpt(ə)ns/

Translation of acceptance in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (of offer, responsibility, job)
    Example sentences
    • Typically courteous, he began his acceptance speech by offering copious thanks to all and sundry.
    • The commentary was her acceptance speech upon receiving the American Psychological Society's William James Fellow Award.
    • While Dr Mullins has received irrevocable acceptances of his offer from shareholders, owning 36% of the company, it is now considered a near certainty that the buyout will fail.
    1.2 uncountable (of authority, decision) this does not imply our acceptance of your terms
    eso no implica que aceptemos sus condiciones
    1.3 uncountable and countable (of bill, terms, risk)
    Example sentences
    • In our age, the term has become almost synonymous with an irrational acceptance of beliefs for which we lack evidence.
    • ‘Due to the very favourable acceptance of the idea by the French people, the holiday is now celebrated all over the world,’ said Venkova.
    • ‘Very good, that one,’ he reiterates his acceptance of my ideas.
  • 2 uncountable (approval) the proposal met with universal acceptance
    la propuesta obtuvo la aprobación de todos
    la propuesta gozó del beneplácito de todos
    she finally won acceptance for her plan
    finalmente logró que su plan fuera aceptado

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