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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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Failing to accept the role as a mediator or finding the appropriate individual to act is no better than not intervening in the first place.
If not, surprise, your curbside recycling program likely accepts magazines and catalogs; call yours to check.
Once a company is in the supplier-enrollment database, other customers who may not have known about the products or services--and who may have gone elsewhere--may take a closer look based on the fact that the company accepts the purchasing card," says Rice.
The company is participating in a project spearheaded by the Mexican Banking Association that will increase the number of retail outlets that accept credit cards with the hopes that Blue catches on as it did in the United States.
Professor John Shine accepts the award for The Garvan Institute.
On the seventh question: Abu Rayhan said: If you accept this as a given that the east of the heaven is the right, then the heaven ought to be all right and all left at the same time, because the east of each position is simultaneously the west of another; and it is inappropriate for one thing in one condition to be called by two names of opposite meaning.
The differences in the accept fraction should be taken into account when a new quality control system is developed.
However, women bishops do not follow automatically from the 1992 decision to accept women as priests, states the report, which presents practical and theological arguments both for and against women bishops, but makes no formal recommendations.
In a later year, X accepts the Y property in satisfaction of the remaining $50,000 debt.
Once one accepts absolute responsibility, the next step is to analyze the corporation's tax affairs and identify its macrotax and microtax components.
Tom Hanks sent a video message to accept the honor of all-time favorite entertainer.
This caused some resentment, but nothing compared with the response I received when I notified my officers that they were not to accept gratuities.