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English definition of “decent”

decent

adjective uk   /ˈdiː.sənt/ us  
B2 socially acceptable or good: Everyone should be entitled to a decent wage/standard of living. I thought he was a decent sort of person. It was very decent (= kind) of you to help. It made quite a decent-sized (= large) hole. After the recent scandal, the priest is expected to do the decent thing and resign from his position.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good informal dressed or wearing clothes: Are you decent yet? You can come in now, I'm decent.Wearing clothes
decently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of decent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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