acceptable


acceptable
adjective
1) (satisfactory: The decision should be acceptable to most people.) aceptable
2) (pleasing: a very acceptable gift.) grato
acceptable adj aceptable
acceptable
tr[ək'septəbəl]
adjective
1 (satisfactory) aceptable, admisible
this sort of behaviour is not acceptable este comportamiento no es admisible
2 (welcome) grato,-a
acceptable [ɪk'sɛptəbəl, æk-] adj
: aceptable, admisible
acceptably [-bli] adv
acceptable
adj.
aceptable adj.
acepto, -a adj.
admisible adj.
plausible (Motivo, razón) adj.
ək'septəbəl
adjective
a) <conduct> (satisfactory) aceptable; (tolerable) admisible

socially acceptable — socialmente admisible or aceptable

to be acceptable to somebody — resultarle aceptable a alguien

b) (welcome) <gift> muy adecuado

that would be most acceptable — eso me (or nos etc) resultaría muy grato

[ǝk'septǝbl]
ADJ [behaviour, plan, offer] aceptable; [gift] grato

that would not be acceptable to the government — eso no le resultaría aceptable al gobierno

that kind of behaviour is not socially acceptable — ese tipo de comportamiento no es socialmente aceptable

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[ək'septəbəl]
adjective
a) <conduct> (satisfactory) aceptable; (tolerable) admisible

socially acceptable — socialmente admisible or aceptable

to be acceptable to somebody — resultarle aceptable a alguien

b) (welcome) <gift> muy adecuado

that would be most acceptable — eso me (or nos etc) resultaría muy grato


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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