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



BrE BrE//ˈædmərəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈædmərəbl//
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having qualities that you admire and respect synonym commendable Her dedication to her work was admirable. He made his points with admirable clarity. Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from Latin admirabilis ‘to be wondered at’, from admirari, from ad- ‘at’ + mirari ‘wonder’. Extra examplesHe made his point with admirable clarity. Her dedication to her work is admirable. They’ve done an admirable job in making sure that all the supplies got through.
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