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suitable

adjective uk   /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.
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suitability
noun [U] uk   /ˌsuː.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ /ˌsjuː-/  us   /ˌsuː.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
suitably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
B2 a suitably qualified person
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