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English definition of “respectable”


adjective     /rɪˈspektəbl/
SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE B2 behaving in a socially acceptable way or looking socially acceptable: a respectable family a respectable hotelManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
ENOUGH large enough or good enough: a respectable incomeEnough
respectably adverb respectability     /rɪˌspektəˈbɪləti/ noun [U]
(Definition of respectable adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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