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reasonable

adjective
 
 
/ˈriːzənəbl/
a reasonable price, value, or offer seems fair and not too expensive: In the context of current robust economic growth, these shares look reasonable value. a reasonable price/offer/deal
sensible and fair: We believe that our audits provide a reasonable basis for the opinion expressed above. a reasonable approach/assumption/argumentit is reasonable to assume/expect/suppose, etc. According to financial experts, it is reasonable to expect rates to climb to 3% over the next year.it is reasonable that It seems reasonable that citizens should know whether their taxes are being spent wisely.
a reasonable amount, rate, etc. is neither too large nor too small: Most economists forecast reasonable growth in GDP next year. Overall pricing of products should reflect the cost of producing them, along with a reasonable profit margin for the business.
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