Well received

received

[ri-seevd]
adjective
generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: a received moral idea.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see receive, -ed2

well-received, adjective
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received (rɪˈsiːvd)
 
adj
generally accepted or believed: received wisdom

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received
mid-15c., "generally accepted as true or good," pp. adj. from receive.
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