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tolerable

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːlərəbəl; ˈtɒlərəbəl/

Translation of tolerable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (endurable) [pain/temperature/noise] tolerable, soportable
    Example sentences
    • I've spoken to the planning department, but they have said the difference is within a tolerable level, so they are not prepared to do anything about it.
    • Numbers have leapt to 30 times the level considered tolerable in some of the worst affected areas of the city.
    • This isn't a real solution, though, as it's not enough to get the infantry overstretch down to tolerable levels.
    1.2 (passable) pasable
    Example sentences
    • But then Nicole arrives looking simply delicious, and her voice is tolerable enough.
    • The voice acting is actually tolerable for the most part, unlike most other games.
    • She has an indefinable screen presence that makes even her poorest scenes tolerable.

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