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"satisfactory" in American English

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satisfactoryadjective

us   /ˌsæt̬·əsˈfæk·tə·ri/
good or good enough, esp. for a particular need or purpose: We did not feel the response was satisfactory and asked for more information. Her progress so far has been satisfactory, and we expect a full recovery.
satisfactorily
adverb us   /ˌsæt̬·əsˈfæk·tər·ə·li/
The heating system is working satisfactorily now.
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"satisfactory" in British English

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satisfactoryadjective

uk   /ˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.tər.i/ us   /ˌsæt̬.ɪsˈfæk.tɚ.i/
B2 good or good enough for a particular need or purpose: The teachers seem to think his work is satisfactory. We hope very much to find a satisfactory solution to the problem. The outcome of the discussion was highly satisfactory (= very pleasing).

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satisfactorily
adverb uk   /ˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.tər.əl.i/ us   /ˌsæt̬.ɪsˈfæk.tɚ.əl.i/
C1 I'm sure these problems can be satisfactorily resolved.
(Definition of satisfactory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"satisfactory" in Business English

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satisfactoryadjective

uk   /ˌsætɪsˈfæktəri/ us  
good or good enough for a particular need or purpose: a satisfactory outcome/result/solution a satisfactory performance/progressdo a satisfactory job The task of the customer's representative is to get a satisfactory job done as economically as possible. The rules allow for the development of television advertising and sponsorship while providing a satisfactory level of consumer protection.
(Definition of satisfactory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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