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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 style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
someone who tries to help to end a war
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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American definition of decent from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.