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acceptable

adjective

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of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards
  • told the bike rental man that a ten-speed with four broken gears was not acceptable

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The first known use of acceptable was in the 14th century

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“Acceptable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acceptable. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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