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accept

[ak′sept]
(computer science)
A data transmission statement which is used in FORTRAN when the computer is in conversational mode, and which enables the programmer to input, through the teletypewriter, data the programmer wishes stored in memory.

accept

(library, networking)
Berkeley Unix networking socket library routine to satisfy a connection request from a remote host. A specified socket on the local host (which must be capable of accepting the connection) is connected to the requesting socket on the remote host. The remote socket's socket address is returned.

Unix manual pages: accept(2), connect(2).
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Last week, one of the families quietly accepted compensation, and yesterday one of the community's representatives followed suit.
As many as 467 forms for the category of General Member for Union Committee have been accepted and 166 forms rejected.
We have completed the scrutiny of all nomination forms submitted for general seats and accepted 414 forms for 14 National Assembly seats and 1387 papers for 51 Provincial Assembly constituencies," he said.
Hardbacks, too, are accepted for recycling on the Stanford University campus and during special monthly "Electronics & Books Recycling Days" in Kane County, Ill.
The IRS has seen a drop in the volume of OICs in recent years, although a higher percentage of those offers are being accepted, said John Crawford, director, SBSE collection, California Area.
They charge me higher interest rates and it's not accepted everywhere, which is why I'm just hoping to pay it off and cancel it," she says.
Sally McGeoch accepted the award for the Wollemi Pine.
And nothing caused the emergence of this objection except what has been accepted as restriction of necessary movements and times from their initial beginnings.
When an Offer in Compromise is accepted, the taxpayer is required to comply with all provisions of the IRS code relating to filing and paying taxes for five consecutive years or until the offered amount is paid in full--whichever is longer," says Coleman, "Within the first five years, the taxpayer cannot apply for another Offer in Compromise.
Women bishops have been accepted in principle in 14 out of 37 provinces in the worldwide Anglican Communion, although they have been appointed only in three--Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
On July 25, 2001, the IRS accepted Dutton's offer in compromise.
This concept was not wholly accepted at the conference, perhaps because not all tax managers agree on the role of the tax manager.