Meaning of ACCEPTABLE in English

ACCEPTABLE

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , prove , seem

▪ become

▪ make sth

an attempt to make the reforms ~ to both sides

▪ consider sth , deem sth , find sth

We must come up with a solution that our customers will find ~.

ADVERB

▪ highly , very

Most people found the drink's taste to be highly ~.

▪ completely , entirely , fully , perfectly , quite , totally

Yogurt is a perfectly ~ substitute for cream in cooking.

▪ fairly , reasonably

▪ (not) remotely

These actions cannot be considered remotely ~ in a civilized society.

▪ generally , universally , widely

▪ easily , readily

▪ equally

Are all political groups equally ~?

▪ minimally ( esp. AmE )

▪ mutually

▪ publicly

▪ commercially , culturally , environmentally , ethically , grammatically , morally , politically , socially

a grammatically ~ sentence

socially ~ terminology

PREPOSITION

▪ to

a compromise that is ~ to both sides

PHRASES

▪ the boundaries of acceptable …  , the bounds of acceptable …  , the limits of acceptable … 

This crosses the boundaries of ~ conduct.

Acceptable is used with these nouns: ↑ alternative , ↑ answer , ↑ balance , ↑ behaviour , ↑ compromise , ↑ degree , ↑ excuse , ↑ explanation , ↑ face , ↑ level , ↑ limit , ↑ offer , ↑ range , ↑ result , ↑ return , ↑ risk , ↑ solution , ↑ standard , ↑ state , ↑ substitute

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