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adjective unacceptable pronunciation in American English /ˌʌnəkˈseptəb(ə)l/
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  1. wrong or harmful, especially by not reaching usual or accepted standards of behavior, morals, etc.
    unacceptable levels of pollution
    This sort of behavior is totally unacceptable in a civilized society.
    find something unacceptable (=think it is wrong): Many viewers find the amount of violence on TV unacceptable.
    unacceptable to: Bush’s proposals were unacceptable to most environmentalists.


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