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satisfactory

adjective     /ˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.tər.i/ US  /ˌsæt̬.ɪˈsfæk.tɚ-/
B2 good or good enough for a particular need or purpose: The teachers seem to think his work is satisfactory. We hope very much to find a satisfactory solution to the problem. The result of the match was highly satisfactory (= very pleasing).Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable satisfactorily     /-əl.i/ adverb C1 I'm sure these problems can be satisfactorily resolved.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
(Definition of satisfactory adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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