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satisfactoryadjective

uk   /ˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.tər.i/  us   /ˌsæt̬.ɪˈsfæk.tɚ-/
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 result of the match was highly satisfactory (= very pleasing).
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satisfactorily
adverb uk   us   /-əl.i/
C1 I'm sure these problems can be satisfactorily resolved.
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