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/prɪˈzɛn tə bəl/
that may be
suitable or socially acceptable in appearance, dress, manners, etc., as for being introduced into society:
a presentable young man.
of sufficiently good, clothed, or clean appearance; fit to be seen:
Are you presentable now?
late Middle English
late Middle English;
becoming, proper, acceptable.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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facts and evidence.
The game's environments, although limited, were more than
Some of the linen-wrapped cats still looked
, and a few even had gilded faces.
And wear a shirt underneath that is
in case it gets beastly hot and you want to unbutton your jacket.
If you were single, you generally had to leave your house to get laid, and you generally had to be somewhat
Because of his skin problem writer chose a profession that did not demand being
That's the ideal journalistic clothing: warm,
and clean, and easily made informal by discarding the tie.
Five out of six contenders are figureheads whose job is to make the election look
, observers say.
Though your wardrobe doesn't have to be in the first stare of fashion, it does help to look
and aware of the culture.
The laundry, shower and kitchen facilities are all for public use, but the common areas are clean and
British Dictionary definitions for
fit to be presented or introduced to other people
fit to be displayed or offered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
(...) all looked on askance a lot. Whenever he'd pass A presentable lass, The front of his pants...
(...) away, can always fix himself up to make himself more presentable, but a man who has written a...