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decent

adjective
 
 
/ˈdiːsənt/
SATISFACTORY B2 of a satisfactory quality or level: He earns a decent salary. I haven't had a decent cup of coffee since I've been here.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
HONEST B2 honest and morally good: Decent people have had their lives ruined by his behaviour. She should do the decent thing and apologize.Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
CLOTHES [never before noun] wearing clothes: Can I come in? Are you decent?Wearing clothes
decently adverb
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