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Meaning of “questionable” in the English Dictionary

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questionableadjective

 us   /ˈkwes·tʃə·nə·bəl/
not ​certain, or ​probablywrong in some way: [+ question word] It is questionable whether that ​investment will ​pay off. His ​comments were in questionable ​taste.
(Definition of questionable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"questionable" in Business English

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questionableadjective

uk   us   /ˈkwestʃənəbl/
uncertain or not likely to ​happen: The company's future looked questionable. It is questionable whether they will get ​salesmoving sufficiently fast to satisfy growth-hungry ​investors.
something that is questionable may not be ​true or ​accurate, or could be doubted: We are ​concerned the Bank is being ​asked to make ​rate decisions on questionable ​data. questionable ​evidence Some countries have ​bannedadvertising of nutritionally questionable ​food to children.
probably not good or honest: He was ​accused of questionable ​accountingpractices. Selling ​loans to ​people with questionable ​credit was a popular ​trend over the past few ​years.
(Definition of questionable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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