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What is the exact English word for "accepted/acceptance by the society"? I think the word I have heard before starts with "C".

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    Perhaps a conformist, or some form of conform? A better (longer) example using the intended word would be helpful. – user3169 Mar 16 '18 at 5:47
  • Maybe you can give us a little context? It may help... – virolino Feb 19 at 7:14
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Convention

A way in which something is usually done, especially within a particular area or activity.

The woman who overturned so many conventions of children's literature...

Particularly used with Saussure in the context that words only have particular meanings because of convention.

  • What is used with Saussure? – user22427 Feb 18 at 21:31

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