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Definition of 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

I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.
Todd Barry

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Sydney J. Harris

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
Jerry Falwell

I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap.
Jacques Derrida

From an early age I didn't buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting.
Adam Clayton
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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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