Definition of acceptability noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əkˌseptəˈbɪləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əkˌseptəˈbɪləti//
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  1. 1the degree to which something is agreed or approved of by most people in a society The social acceptability of smoking varies between countries.
  2. 2acceptability (of something) (to somebody) the degree to which somebody agrees that something is good enough to use or allow The study aimed to assess the acceptability of the new system to patients.