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"credible" in British English

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credibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈkred.ɪ.bl̩/
able to be ​believed or ​trusted: They haven't ​produced any credible evidence for ​convicting him. The ​story of what had ​happened to her was barely (= ​almost not) credible.
credibly
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
The ​family in the ​televisionprogramme could not be credibly ​compared with a ​real one.
(Definition of credible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"credible" in American English

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credibleadjective

 us   /ˈkred·ə·bəl/
able to be ​believed or ​trusted: Investigators ​found no credible ​evidence of a ​crime.
credibility
noun [U]  us   /ˌkred·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
Once his ​lies were ​revealed, he ​lost all credibility as a ​leader.
credibly
adverb  us   /ˈkred·ə·bli/
The show credibly ​deals with ​topicalissues.
(Definition of credible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “credible”
in Korean 믿을 수 있는…
in Arabic ذو مِصداقِيّة…
in Malaysian dipercayai…
in French croyable…
in Russian достоверный, надежный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可信的, 可靠的…
in Italian credibile…
in Turkish inanılır, güvenilir, inandırıcı…
in Polish wiarygodny…
in Spanish creíble…
in Vietnamese đáng tin…
in Portuguese verossímil…
in Thai น่าเชื่อถือ…
in German glaubwürdig…
in Catalan creïble…
in Japanese 信用される…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可信的, 可靠的…
in Indonesian dapat dipercaya…
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