General Acceptance

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General Acceptance

The agreement by a bank to pay a bill of exchange in full. This differs from a qualified acceptance, in which the bank honors only a portion of the bill or changes the terms under which payment is made.
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He possessed no power of thought no depth of feeling, no troublesome sensibilities: nothing, in short, but a few commonplace instincts, which, aided by the cheerful temper which grew inevitably out of his physical well-being, did duty very respectably, and to general acceptance, in lieu of a heart.