acceptability


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ac·cept·a·ble

 (ăk-sĕp′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory: an acceptable excuse; acceptable behavior. See Synonyms at sufficient.
2. Satisfactory but not superior; passable: The restaurant was acceptable but did not live up to its reputation. See Synonyms at average.

ac·cept′a·bil′i·ty, ac·cept′a·ble·ness n.
ac·cept′a·bly adv.

acceptability

Operation plan review criterion. The determination as to whether the contemplated course of action is worth the cost in manpower, materiel, and time involved; is consistent with the law of war; and is militarily and politically supportable. See also adequacy; feasibility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acceptability - satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standardsacceptability - satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
satisfactoriness - the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
admissibility - acceptability by virtue of being admissible
palatability, palatableness - acceptability to the mind or feelings; "the pursuit of electoral palatability"
unacceptability, unacceptableness - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards

acceptability

Translations
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acceptability

[əkˌseptəˈbɪlətɪ] Naceptabilidad f

acceptability

[əkˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪti] nadmissibilité f
social acceptability → acceptation sociale

acceptability

nAnnehmbarkeit f, → Akzeptierbarkeit f; (of behaviour)Zulässigkeit f; social acceptability (of person)gesellschaftliche Akzeptabilität; (of behaviour)gesellschaftliche Zulässigkeit
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So there was no explaining this sudden acceptability of his wares.
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Next - says the core Welsh document on transport planning (WelTAG) - public acceptability of the proposal will be a key test.
The studies reported here examined Australian parents' self-reports of parenting techniques to increase desired behaviour and decrease undesirable behaviour in their children, as well as their views on the acceptability and effectiveness of some commonly recommended positive parenting techniques.
We strongly believe in a collaborative approach to project development, because social acceptability is essential to a successful project.
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After contextualising the study within a theoretical framework and describing the experiment design, this paper presents the results obtained for the acceptability indicator, as well as those drawn from a questionnaire designed specifically for this study in order to explore perceptions of acceptability amongst the participants.