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Dictionary definition for: Accepted

1. (s) generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition" "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"

2. (s) generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; "the accepted interpretation of the poem" "an accepted theory"

3. (s) generally accepted or used; "accepted methods of harmony and melody" "three accepted types of pump"

4. (s) judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"

5. (s) widely or permanently accepted; "an accepted precedent"

6. (s) widely accepted as true or worthy; "the accepted wisdom about old age" "a received moral idea" "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist

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