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Are there any decent restaurants around here?
The Dolphins have a decent chance of winning the game.
a decent caring man
It was decent of David to offer to pay.
It's not decent to get married again so soon after your husband has died.
After such rudeness, the chairman should do the decent thing and apologize publicly.
Don't look, I'm not decent yet!
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English version of definition of decent
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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American definition of decent from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.