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English definition of “questionable”

questionable

adjective [+ question word]     /ˈkwes.tʃə.nə.bl̩/
C2 not certain , or wrong in some way: It is questionable wh ether this goal can be achieved . Much of late-night television is of questionable value / taste .UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
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