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a desirable place to live
a highly desirable present for any child
It is hardly desirable to sell alcohol at petrol stations.
It is desirable for every country to have access to the sea.
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of desirable from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.