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adjective satisfactory pronunciation in British English /ˌsætɪsˈfækt(ə)ri/
  1. 1
    good enough to be accepted in a particular situation

    I have still not received a satisfactory answer to my question.

    His work is far from satisfactory.

    The patient was said to be in a satisfactory condition.

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  2. 2
    enjoyable and pleasing

    a satisfactory outcome/conclusion/arrangement/result

    satisfactory to:

    This new arrangement proved highly satisfactory to us all.

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They failed to perform satisfactorily.

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