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acceptable

adjective uk   us   /əkˈsept.ə.bəl/
B1 satisfactory and able to be agreed to or approved of: Clearly we need to come to an arrangement that is acceptable to both parties. So what is an acceptable level of radiation? This kind of attitude is simply not acceptable.B1 just good enough, but not very good: Her performance was acceptable, but not stunning.
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noun [U] uk   /əkˌsep.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
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