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respectable

adjective uk   /rɪˈspek.tə.bl̩/ us  
B2 considered to be socially acceptable because of your good character, appearance, or behaviour: a respectable young woman from a good family This part of the city has become quite respectable in the last ten years. I wore my boring, respectable suit to the interview.C2 A respectable amount or quality is large enough or of a good enough standard to be acceptable: She earns a respectable salary. The final score was a respectable 2–1.
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