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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Acception  \Ac*cep"tion\,  n.  [L.  acceptio  a  receiving,  accepting: 
  cf  F.  acception.] 
  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  --Fuller. 
  {Acception  of  persons}  or  {faces}  (Eccl.),  favoritism; 
  partiality.  [Obs.]  --Wyclif.