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



    BrE BrE//rɪˈspektəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈspektəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that is considered by society to be acceptable, good or correct respectably dressed
  2. 2fairly well; in a way that gives you no reason to be ashamed The party performed respectably in the election, gaining 20% of the vote.