Definition of creditable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkredɪtəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkredɪtəbl//
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  1. 1of a quite good standard and deserving praise or approval synonym praiseworthy It was a very creditable result for the team. The Green Party won a creditable 16 per cent of the vote. Although they struggled, they ended up coming a creditable second. The chairman welcomed the company’s creditable performance in the previous year.
  2. 2morally good synonym admirable There was nothing very creditable in what he did.
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