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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the late 14th century, from Old French acceptable, from Late Latin acceptābilis (worthy of acceptance).

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acceptable (comparative more acceptable, superlative most acceptable)

  1. worthy, decent, sure of being accepted or received with at least moderate pleasure
    We need to find an acceptable present for Jeff.
  2. Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.
    The designs were acceptable, but they were nothing special either.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin acceptābilis.

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AdjectiveEdit

acceptable m, f (masculine and feminine plural acceptables)

  1. acceptable

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acceptable

  1. definite singular of acceptabel
  2. plural of acceptabel

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin acceptābilis.

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AdjectiveEdit

acceptable m, f (plural acceptables)

  1. acceptable

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acceptable

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of acceptabel.