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adjective plausible pronunciation in British English /ˈplɔːzəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    likely to be true
    A bomb was the only plausible explanation for the crash.
    The story was plausible but that didn’t necessarily mean it was true.
  2. 3
    able to be considered seriously for a particular job or purpose
    There no longer seem to be any plausible left-wing candidates left.

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 plausible pronunciation in British English /ˌplɔːzəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]




a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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