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adjective sensible pronunciation in British English /ˈsensəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    reasonable and practical
    This seems to be a sensible way of dealing with the problem.
    I don’t see how any sensible person could agree with him.
    be sensible to do something: It would be sensible to consult everybody first.
  2. 2
    formal knowing or understanding something
    sensible to/of: Ministry officials are sensible to human rights issues.
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