passable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “passable” in the English Dictionary

"passable" in British English

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uk   /ˈpɑː.sə.bl̩/  us   /ˈpæs.ə-/

passable adjective (GO PAST)

possible to ​travel on: Because of the ​heavysnow, ​roads in the ​area were passable only with ​care.

passable adjective (OKAY)

satisfactory but not ​excellent: Mary can ​speak passable ​Russian.
(Definition of passable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"passable" in American English

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 us   /ˈpæs·ə·bəl/

passable adjective (DOING WELL)

satisfactory but not ​excellent: Angie can ​speak passable Russian.

passable adjective (GOING PAST)

able to be ​traveled on or through: It’s ​snowing, but the ​roads are passable.
(Definition of passable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “passable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 经过的, 可通行的,能通过的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經過的, 可通行的,能通過的…
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