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Acception   Listen
noun
Acception  n.  Acceptation; the received meaning. (Obs.) "Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it."
Acception of persons or Acception of faces (Eccl.), favoritism; partiality. (Obs.)






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"Acception" Quotes from Famous Books



... matter (as I said) is form and life, so that all is life and form what ever is in the world, as I have somewhere intimated in Antipsychopan: But however I use the terme body ordinarily in the usuall and vulgar acception. And for that sense of the ancients, nearest to which I have defined it in the place first above mentioned, that I seem not to choose that same as most easie to proceed against in disproving the corporeity of the ...
— Democritus Platonissans • Henry More



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