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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

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

Acceptable food rots while we are chased from bins behind restaurants, chased from sleeping on the street, chased from relieving ourselves unless we pay for food or gas, until finally we are so hungry, sleepless, smelly, constipated and beaten-down that we simply die of lack of will to live.
Jane Siberry

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

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
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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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