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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acception \Ac*cep"tion\, n. [L. acceptio a receiving, accepting: cf. F. acception.] Acceptation; the received meaning. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Acception of persons or faces (Eccl.), favoritism; partiality. [Obs.] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]