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English definition of “pass muster”

pass muster

to reach an acceptable standard: New teams won't be admitted to the league if their stadiums don't pass muster.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptableSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of pass muster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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