Definition of respectable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    respectable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//rɪˈspɛktəbl//
     
     
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  1. 1considered by society to be acceptable, good, or correct a highly respectable neighborhood a respectable married man Go and make yourself look respectable. opposite disreputable
  2. 2fairly good; that there is not reason to be ashamed of synonym acceptable a perfectly respectable result Economic growth has averaged at a respectable 2.5 percent.
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NAmE//rɪˈspɛktəbli//
 
adverb respectably dressed
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