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From Latin idōneus

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idoneous (comparative more idoneous, superlative most idoneous)

  1. appropriate; suitable
    • 2008, Terence Irwin, The Development of Ethics: Volume 2: From Suarez to Rousseau:
      Hobbes tries to follow an 'idoneous principle of tractation' in moral philosophy, by beginning with an account of human nature and human motives.

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