[ UK /ɐksˌɛptəbˈɪlɪti/ ]
[ US /əkˌsɛptəˈbɪɫəti/ ]
  1. satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
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How To Use acceptability In A Sentence

  • We have seen so much death in the news, in movies and in games that it's hard to say where the line of acceptability is and what a director has to do to cross it. Jesse Kornbluth: 'The Killer Inside Me': Read The Book Before You See The Movie
  • We tell stories from our lives about appearance and acceptability, which is what middle school is all about. David Roche: Love Your New Face, Dear!
  • Since I started in the business, I have seen the "acceptability" bar raised higher and higher. Sexism and Racism
  • It only then remains for officials to inspect the facilities and confirm their acceptability, with rights of appeal if necessary. Times, Sunday Times
  • Not so long ago, the pendulum of public opinion was swinging towards social acceptability. Times, Sunday Times
  • Switzerland's elimination of battery cages increased the Swiss egg industry's profitability and its acceptability to consumers.
  • I don't think it's anything that's ever had great currency in the infosphere at large ... and any wise conventionalist might assume her campaign had opinion research in pocket affirming the political acceptability of the stance she adopted. Poll: Hillary Doesn't Have To Apologize For 2002 Iraq Vote
  • I do not wish to drag you back to our erotic temple art - there are after all any number of perverse moneybags funding such orgiastically sacred architecture - but look closer home at the popular calendar art since the time of Raja Ravi Verma and his seductive see-through portrayals of woman's body that attained pan-Indian acceptability. Kafila
  • There is a strange confluence in smoking between social acceptability and the physiological addictiveness of the nicotine itself.
  • The paper also notes that, within the older generation, there is a growing acknowledgement of the unacceptability of the use of force and the dishonour that force brings.
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