social acceptance

(noun) A process of learning about, accepting, and adapting to an innovation.

Example: Internet use across generations, cultures, and societies.

Audio Pronunciation: (so·cial ac·cep·tance)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: social acceptances
  • Social acceptance used in a sentence: Social acceptance of the Internet grows every day.

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Works Consulted

Collins English Dictionary: Complete and Unabridged. 6th ed. 2003. Glasgow, Scotland: Collins.

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Scott, John, and Gordon Marshall. 2005. A Dictionary of Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

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How to Cite the Definition of Social Acceptance

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “social acceptance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (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 December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“social acceptance.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/>.