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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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Imagine yourself standing at a fork in the road: one path leads to denying reality and the other leads to accepting reality as it is.
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The IRS has the authority to settle or compromise the federal liabilities by accepting less than full payment under certain circumstances," says William Coleman, a member of the National Association of Black Accountants and president of Coleman and Williams Ltd.
Churches) have to go through this period before you get to the open and accepting place that I think they will eventually get to,'' he said.
was the Thornton-Tomasetti representative accepting the Gucci headquarters award.
TC Memo 1997-1 (Wal-Mart II), the Tax Court found that the taxpayer's use of shrinkage estimates conformed to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and that, accepting the phrase "best accounting practice in the industry" as synonymous with GAAP, the taxpayer in the II, Wal-Mart II case met the first test of Sec.
Because a member is considering accepting an employment offer, he or she must remove him- or herself from the attest engagement until the offer is rejected or employment is no longer sought.
markets with the e-Port[R] cashless transaction solution to begin accepting all major credit cards, including those enabled with MasterCard[R] PayPass[TM] contactless payment functionality.