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Accept

1. To honor. For example, a bank may accept a check by depositing it into the appropriate account.

2. To take delivery for a commodity, security, or anything else one previously bought.
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He also emphasized the need to follow long-term safety to get "a clear sense as to how valuable this will be in our armamentarium." All 12 panelists agreed that asenapine had been shown to be effective and "acceptably safe" for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder in adults, the other indication proposed for approval by Schering-Plough Corp.
At a meeting of the FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee, the panel voted 11-5, with 2 abstentions, that olanzapine had been shown to be effective as a treatment for schizophrenia in this age group, with the majority--10 panelists--voting that it had been shown to be "acceptably safe" for this indication.
The MHRA is the government agency which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe.
Correlation with histology for quality showed that 27% of these were treated unnecessarily, an acceptably high level.
If you're from a different culture can you go to Iran, Saudi, Pakistan, wherever, and wear the kind of clothing that you can acceptably wear in the west?
In relation to pipelines, existing design approaches may be too expensive, technologically limited or uncertain to acceptably manage the increased risk to safety and the environment," said Catherine Jahre-Nilsen, DNV's project manager.
However, EEF, the manufacturers' organisation believes that 'Risk Management' is an essential part of successful health and safety practice, which enables activities to be undertaken in an acceptably safe manner.
The acceptably sized sprouts bounce gently along the grids, while waste products fall through.
"By getting their buy in and seeing that their key applications are performing acceptably, you will have a better picture of what the real ultimate deployment will look like and can plan better for it," says Leitz.
In industry, government, or anywhere else, how many huge, complex data-processing projects get finished on time and work acceptably well from the day they start?
Where Zoe Ball's acceptably entertaining yet ultimately pointless quest to makeover some former Blue Peter presenters began with this poser: "Who better to start with than Peter Duncan?"
If anyone has pushed the limits of what is acceptably "art"--artistic provocation might be considered a rather meaningless aspiration in today's European culture--Schlingensief has.