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English definition of “reasonable”

reasonable

adjective
 
 
/ˈriːzənəbl/
FAIR B2 fair and showing good judgment: [+ to do sth] It's not reasonable to expect people to work those hours. → Opposite unreasonableWise and sensible
BIG ENOUGH B1 big enough or large enough in number, although not big or not many: There were a reasonable number of people there. It's a reasonable amount of cash.Enough
GOOD ENOUGH B1 good enough but not the best: I'd say her work is of a reasonable standard.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
CHEAP B1 not expensive: reasonable pricesCosting or worth little or no money
(Definition of reasonable from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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