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adjective acceptable pronunciation in British English /əkˈseptəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    considered by most people to be reasonable or to be something that can be allowed
    socially/politically/morally acceptable: Pollution on this level is no longer socially acceptable.
    acceptable to: The proposals must be acceptable to the shareholders.
    acceptable for someone to do something: By the 1960s, it was becoming more acceptable for women to work in management.
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  2. 2
    good enough for a particular purpose or situation
    A success rate of 65% is acceptable.
    1. a.
      good enough but not very good
      The service was attentive, the food acceptable but somewhat uninspiring.

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 acceptable pronunciation in British English /əkˌseptəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]


acceptably low levels of risk


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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