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passable

Pronunciation: /ˈpæsəbəl; ˈpɑːsəbəl/

Translation of passable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (adequate) pasable, aceptable
    Example sentences
    • For your information, I thought it was perfectly passable, and nasty enough, without being too scary.
    • In her opinion, her looks were passable enough to be called pretty.
    • His face was not much to look at - certainly not handsome, but passable enough.
    1.2 [road/route] transitable
    Example sentences
    • A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said Whitby and Scarborough were the worst hit areas but all main roads were passable with care.
    • By last night the force said most roads were passable with care.
    • In Elvington, there was serious flooding but roads were passable with care.

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