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It gives me great pleasure to accept this award.
Saunders has been convicted for accepting bribes.
Sam accepted her explanation without question.
This argument is unlikely to be accepted by the court.
Most scientists accept that climate change is linked to pollution.
His views on genetics are not now widely accepted.
Under the new law, gay people will be accepted in the armed forces.
Mexico was accepted as a member of the OECD in 1994.
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