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applaudable Line breaks: ap¦plaud|able
Pronunciation: /əˈplɔːdəb(ə)l/

Definition of applaudable in English:


(Of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation: the efforts by the students were applaudable applaudable moral values
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  • Their generosity with a minimum of paperwork is applaudable.
  • She has apologised to her fans over the furore about her apparent decision to wear fur, branding their concern regarding animal pelts "fair and applaudable".
  • Excellent burgers, sides, beer, ambiance, energy level, desserts, service, crowd – everything is applaudable!

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