acceptable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English acceptable, from Old French acceptable, from Late Latin acceptābilis (worthy of acceptance).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /æk.ˈsɛp.tə.bəl/
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acceptable (comparative more acceptable, superlative most acceptable)

  1. worthy, decent, sure of being accepted or received with at least moderate pleasure
    We need to find an acceptable present for Jeff.
  2. Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.
    The designs were acceptable, but they were nothing special either.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin acceptābilis.

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acceptable (masculine and feminine plural acceptables)

  1. acceptable
    Antonym: inacceptable

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Danish[edit]

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acceptable

  1. definite singular of acceptabel
  2. plural of acceptabel

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin acceptābilis.

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acceptable (plural acceptables)

  1. acceptable

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acceptable

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of acceptabel.