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Definition of Acceptable

Acceptable

  1. Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.

Acceptable Quotations

Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have long understood that losing always comes with the territory when you wander into the gambling business, just as getting crippled for life is an acceptable risk in the linebacker business. They both are extremely violent sports, and pain is part of the bargain. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
Hunter S. Thompson

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.
Richard Dawkins

Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Franz Kafka

Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Ambrose Bierce
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Acceptable Translations

acceptable in Dutch is acceptabel, aanvaardbaar, aannemelijk
acceptable in French is acceptable, potable, licite
acceptable in German is annehmbare, annehmbar
acceptable in Norwegian is akseptabelt
acceptable in Spanish is aceptable, admisible, permisible, razonable
acceptable in Swedish is acceptabelt, godtagbart

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