acceptability

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acceptable +‎ -ity

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæk.ˌsɛp.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/
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acceptability (countable and uncountable, plural acceptabilities)

  1. The quality of being acceptable; acceptableness.
    • 1660, Jeremy Taylor, The Worthy Communicant; or a Discourse of the Nature, Effects, and Blessings consequent to the worthy receiving of the Lords Supper:
      Acceptability of repentance
  2. (military) Operation plan review criterion. The determination as to whether the contemplated course of action is worth the cost in manpower, materiel, and time involved; is consistent with the law of war; and is militarily and politically supportable. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms)

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