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"suitable" in British English

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suitableadjective

uk   /ˈsuː.tə.bəl/ /ˈsjuː.tə.bəl/  us   /ˈsuː.t̬ə.bəl/
B1 acceptable or right for someone or something: The film is not suitable for children. A conference was planned, but finding a suitable venue proved difficult. Each room has books, toys, and games that are suitable to that particular age group. My mother doesn't like me to wear short skirts to church - she doesn't think they're suitable.
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suitability
noun [U] uk   /ˌsuː.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ /ˌsjuː.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌsuː.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
C1 There were doubts about his suitability for the job. the suitability of the site for development assessments of their suitability to adopt a child
suitably
adverb uk   /ˈsuː.tə.bli/ /ˈsjuː.tə.bli/  us   /ˈsuː.t̬ə.bli/
B2 a suitably qualified person
(Definition of suitable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"suitable" in American English

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suitableadjective

 us   /ˈsu·t̬ə·bəl/
being right or correct for a particular situation or person: The book is suitable as a text for a course in beginning chemistry. The movie may not be suitable for very young children.
suitability
noun [U]  us   /ˌsu·t̬əˈbɪl··t̬i/
(Definition of suitable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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