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acceptable

Pronunciation: /əkˈseptəbəl/

Translation of acceptable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [conduct] (satisfactory) aceptable; (tolerable) admisible; [compromise/risk] aceptable socially acceptable socialmente admisible or aceptable to be acceptable to sb resultarle aceptable a algn would that be acceptable to you? ¿eso le resultaría aceptable?
    Example sentences
    • I'd think a postcard from the next city would be an acceptable substitute for a formal thank you note.
    • Then, too, he is an acceptable moderator to the candidates because he's firmly predictable.
    • I found their arguments reasonable and a moderately acceptable update on the original book.
    Example sentences
    • The problems stemmed from different standards of privacy and acceptable noise levels.
    • We also know that the Dunedin City Council is budgeting $30 million, over the next 2 years, to get its water standards up to an acceptable level.
    • The tests showed the levels were within the acceptable standards for the EU and New Zealand.
    1.2 (welcome) [gift] muy adecuado that would be most acceptable eso me ( or nos etc) resultaría muy grato
    Example sentences
    • Mind you, that was back when a pack of three new handkerchiefs was a highly acceptable and very welcome gift for Christmas.
    • Otherwise, this is a very acceptable print that should please all 248 gazillion fans.
    • Tobacco and snuff were convenient and acceptable items, and more luxurious fare was provided when possible.

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