right or appropriate for a particular purpose or occasion a suitable candidate suitable for something/somebody This program is not suitable for children. a suitable place for a picnic suitable to do something I don't have anything suitable to wear for the party. Would now be a suitable moment to discuss my report? opposite unsuitable
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NAmE//ˌsut̮əˈbɪlət̮i//noun [uncountable] There is no doubt about her suitability for the job.