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English definition of “respectable”

respectable

adjective     /rɪˈspek.tə.bl̩/
B2 considered to be socially acceptable because of your good character , appearance , or behaviour : a respectable young woman from a good family This part of the city has become quite respectable in the last ten years . I wore my boring , respectable suit to the interview .Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good C2 describes an amount or quality that it is large enough or of a good enough standard to be acceptable : She earns a respectable salary . The final score was a respectable 2–1.Enough
(Definition of respectable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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