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acceptable

English

Etymology

Derivative of accept + -able

Pronunciation

Adjective

acceptable (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
acceptable

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.
  2. Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.

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