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English definition of “passable”

passable

adjective uk   /ˈpɑː.sə.bl̩/ us    /ˈpæs.ə-/

passable adjective (GO PAST)

possible to travel on: Because of the heavy snow, roads were passable only with care in parts of Northern England.

passable adjective (OKAY)

satisfactory but not excellent: Mary can speak passable Russian.
(Definition of passable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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