respectability

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re·spect·a·ble

 (rĭ-spĕk′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Meriting respect or esteem; worthy.
2. Of or appropriate to good or proper behavior or conventional conduct.
3. Of moderately good quality: respectable work.
4. Considerable in amount, number, or size: a respectable sum of money.
5. Acceptable in appearance; presentable: a respectable hat.

re·spect′a·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē), re·spect′a·ble·ness n.
re·spect′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.respectability - honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
honorableness, honourableness - the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
decency - the quality of being polite and respectable
disreputability, disreputableness, unrespectability - dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation

respectability

noun
Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance:
Translations
جَدارَةٌ بالإحْتِرام
váženost
anseelserenommé
tiszteletreméltóság
virîuleiki
váženosť
saygınlık

respectability

[rɪsˌpektəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nrespetabilidad f

respectability

[rɪˌspɛktəˈbɪləti] nrespectabilité f

respectability

n (= estimable quality, of person) → Ehrbarkeit f; (of motives also)Ehrenhaftigkeit f; (= decent quality: of life, district, club) → Anständigkeit f; (= socially approved quality, of person) → Angesehenheit f; (of businessman, hotel)Seriosität f; (of clothes, behaviour)Korrektheit f, → Anständigkeit f

respectability

[rɪsˌpɛktəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nrispettabilità

respect

(rəˈspekt) noun
1. admiration; good opinion. He is held in great respect by everyone; He has no respect for politicians.
2. consideration; thoughtfulness; willingness to obey etc. He shows no respect for his parents.
3. a particular detail, feature etc. These two poems are similar in some respects.
verb
1. to show or feel admiration for. I respect you for what you did.
2. to show consideration for, a willingness to obey etc. One should respect other people's feelings/property.
reˈspectable adjective
1. having a good reputation or character. a respectable family.
2. correct; acceptable. respectable behaviour.
3. (of clothes) good enough or suitable to wear. You can't go out in those torn trousers – they're not respectable.
4. large, good etc enough; fairly large, good etc. Four goals is a respectable score.
reˈspectably adverb
reˌspectaˈbility noun
reˈspectful adjective
having or showing respect.
reˈspectfully adverb
reˈspectfulness noun
reˈspecting preposition
about; concerning. Respecting your salary, we shall come to a decision later.
reˈspective (-tiv) adjective
belonging to etc each person or thing mentioned. Peter and George went to their respective homes.
reˈspectively (-tiv-) adverb
referring to each person or thing mentioned, in the order in which they are mentioned. Peter, James and John were first, second and third, respectively.
reˈspects noun plural
greetings. He sends his respects to you.
pay one's respects (to someone)
to visit (a person) as a sign of respect to him.
with respect to
about; concerning. With respect to your request, we regret that we are unable to assist you in this matter.