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credible

adjective  us   /ˈkred·ə·bəl/
able to be believed or trusted: Investigators found no credible evidence of a crime.
credibility
noun [U]  us   /ˌkred·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
Once his lies were revealed, he lost all credibility as a leader.
credibly
adverb  us   /ˈkred·ə·bli/
The show credibly deals with topical issues.
Translations of “credible”
in Arabic ذو مِصداقِيّة…
in Korean 믿을 수 있는…
in Malaysian dipercayai…
in French croyable…
in Turkish inanılır, güvenilir, inandırıcı…
in Italian credibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可信的, 可靠的…
in Russian достоверный, надежный…
in Polish wiarygodny…
in Vietnamese đáng tin…
in Spanish creíble…
in Portuguese verossímil…
in Thai น่าเชื่อถือ…
in German glaubwürdig…
in Catalan creïble…
in Japanese 信用される…
in Indonesian dapat dipercaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可信的, 可靠的…
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