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English definition of “sensible”

sensible

adjective (GOOD JUDGMENT)    /ˈsen.sɪ.bl̩/
B1 based on or acting on good judgment and practical ideas or understanding: a sensible answer/approach/compromise/option a sensible person I think the sensible thing to do is phone before you go and ask for directions. It would be sensible to take an umbrella.Wise and sensible Sensible clothes or shoes are practical and suitable for the purpose they are needed for, rather than being attractive or fashionable: It could be cold and wet so pack some sensible clothes.Clothing - general words
(Definition of sensible adjective (GOOD JUDGMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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