Definition of acceptably adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əkˈseptəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əkˈseptəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that somebody agrees is of a good enough standard or allowed The campaign hopes to achieve an acceptably high standard of street cleanliness.
  2. 2in a way that is agreed or approved of by most people in a society children who fail to behave acceptably