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ACCEPTILATION (from Lat. acceptilatio)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 113 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACCEPTILATION (from Lat. acceptilatio), in Roman and Scots law, a verbal release of a verbal obligation. This formal mode of extinguishing an obligation contracted verbally received its name from the book-keeping term acceptilatio, entering a receipt, i.e. carrying it to credit. The words conveying the release had to correspond to, or strictly cover, the expressed obligation. Figuratively, in theology, - the word acceptilation means free remission or forgiveness of sins.
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