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English definition of “laudable”

laudable

adjective uk   /ˈlɔː.də.bl̩/ us    /ˈlɑː-/ formal
(of actions and behaviour) deserving praise, even if there is little or no success: a laudable aim/ambition The recycling programme is laudable, but does it save much money?Admirable and admired
laudably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Admirable and admired
(Definition of laudable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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