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acceptableadjective

us   /ɪkˈsep·tə·bəl, æk-/
satisfactory; good enough: An offer that is acceptable to the union leaders might still be voted down by the union members.
If behavior is acceptable, it is considered to be within the range of behavior that is permitted and is not disapproved: In those days, it was not acceptable for men to wear shirts without ties.
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acceptableadjective

uk   /əkˈsept.ə.bəl/ 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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acceptability
noun [U] uk   /əkˌsep.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us   /əkˌsep.təˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of acceptable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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