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English definition of “suitable”


adjective     /ˈsuː.tə.bl̩/ /ˈsjuː-/ US  /ˈsuː.t̬ə-/
B1 acceptable or right for someone or something: The film is suitable for children. My mother doesn't like me wearing short skirts to church - she doesn't think they're suitable. → Opposite unsuitableSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good suitability     /ˌsuː.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ /ˌsjuː-/ US  /ˌsuː.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good suitably     /-bli/ adverb B2 a suitably qualified personSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
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