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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by proper behavior or conventional conduct.

Usage examples (36)
  • respectable men and women content with the good and easy living are missing some of the most important things in life. Unless you give yourself to some great cause you...
  • All respectable companies give guarantees
  • A respectable woman
  • Well, it's not what I call respectable to have your children in and out of gaol. for more
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