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ACCEPTANCE TESTING

acceptance testing.Intellectual property. Formal experiments conducted by or on behalf of the

customer to determine whether computer software or hardware or a commercial website satisfies

the  customer’s  acceptance  criteria.  •  Usu.,  an  acceptance-testing  provision  in  a  sales  contract or

license agreement is accompanied by a termination provision allowing the customer to back out of

the  contract  if  the  product  is  not  acceptable.  —  Also  termed  requirements  testing.  See

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA. [Blacks Law 8th]