Qualified Acceptance


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Qualified Acceptance

1. The agreement by a bank to pay only a portion of a bill of exchange, or to pay only after it changes the terms under which payment is made. This differs from a general acceptance, in which the bank honors the bill without condition.

2. The agreement to a contract, contingent upon some change being made.
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(5) It considers transgender people to be their biological sex, constituting a 'qualified acceptance' response.
"But the judge's decision was that a qualified acceptance could count as an acceptance for the purposes of that time limit clause.
Peace reform, Ziegler shows, underwent a "theological shift from an unconditional ethic of love to a qualified acceptance of an ethic of coercion" (10) in the years preceding the Civil War.
A truly rational commitment to truth, which entails a qualified acceptance of the truth of mathematical-logical systems, is displaced by "a non-rational, pragmatic acquiescence in the fact of talk" (97).
Libya has given qualified acceptance to the proposals, but negotiations are still continuing on several points.
If the acceptance is merely a qualified acceptance or if a modification or change in the offer is made and requested, it constitutes a rejection of the offer and a counteroffer.
Others like Ruether seek to extend it, and Roman Catholic social teaching makes a qualified acceptance of it.
Wright's tone of qualified acceptance of Cross's violence (if only on a symbolic level) and ultimate violation of others' rights seriously compromises the force of his argument.
They range from the expected (e.g., anumana [Schlussfolgerung; inference], akrti [typologische Gestalt; the universal form], and avayava [Beweisglied; a component part, member of a syllogism]) to rather more specialized but still interesting terms (e.g., agamakam vacanam [unverstandliche Rede; a disputant's statement that is intelligible neither in reality nor in the context of the debate], apavarga [Einschrankung, Aussetzen der Gultigkeit einer Regel; the restriction or suspension in specific cases of a generally applicable rule], and abhyanujna [Zustimmung; a qualified acceptance and deflection of an opponent's point]).
In a dramatic volte-face, the British moved from a qualified acceptance of the "superior" Swahilis to a rejection that castigated them as agents of the migrant hinterlanders' corruption.
Mr Kennedy takes issue with my own account of the Ely text and supposes my qualified acceptance of its accuracy to be a priori.

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