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plausibleadjective

uk   /ˈplɔː.zə.bəl/ us   /ˈplɑː.zə.bəl/
C2 seeming likely to be true, or able to be believed: a plausible explanation/excuse
disapproving A plausible person appears to be honest and telling the truth, even if they are not: a plausible salesman
plausibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌplɔː.zəˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us   /ˌplɑː.zəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
In Chapter 2 she goes on to test the plausibility of these assumptions.
plausibly
adverb uk   /ˈplɔː.zə.bli/ us   /ˈplɑː.zə.bli/
February's figures cannot plausibly be blamed on flukes or special factors.
(Definition of plausible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plausibleadjective

us   /ˈplɔ·zə·bəl/
possibly true; able to be believed: a plausible excuse/explanation
(Definition of plausible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“plausible” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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