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English definition of “reasonable”


adjective     /ˈriːzənəbl/
a reasonable price , value , or offer seems fair and not too expensive : In the context of current robust economic growth , these shares look reasonable value . a reasonable price / offer / deal
sensible and fair : We believe that our audits provide a reasonable basis for the opinion expressed above. a reasonable approach / assumption / argument it is reasonable to assume/expect/suppose, etc. According to financial experts , it is reasonable to expect rates to climb to 3% over the next year .it is reasonable that It seems reasonable that citizens should know whether their taxes are being spent wisely .
a reasonable amount , rate , etc. is neither too large nor too small : Most economists forecast reasonable growth in GDP next year . Overall pricing of products should reflect the cost of producing them, along with a reasonable profit margin for the business .
(Definition of reasonable adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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