(noun) A process of learning about, accepting, and adapting to an innovation.
Syllabification: so·cial ac·cep·tance
- American English – /sOH-shuhl ik-sEp-tuhns/
- British English – /sOH-shuhl uhk-sEp-tuhns/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈsoʊʃəl ækˈsɛptəns/
- British English – /ˈsəʊʃəl əkˈsɛptəns/
- Plural: social acceptances
- Word origin of “social” and “acceptance” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “social acceptance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 25, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
social acceptance. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “social acceptance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 25, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“social acceptance.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 25 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/>.