acceptable

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state of being acceptable and accepted acceptance
property acceptable as security for loan collateral
loan, property acceptable as security for collateral
possibly valid or acceptable credible , plausible
person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior degenerate , deviant , deviate , pervert
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one displacement
putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form editing , redaction
departure from what is ethically acceptable error , wrongdoing
system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct ethic , ethical code
rules governing socially acceptable behavior etiquette
property of being acceptable to the mouth palatability , palatableness
acceptable to one's taste or mind palatable
diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent persona grata
interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable popularisation , popularization
quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person reasonableness , tenability , tenableness
convert impulse to socially acceptable one sublimate
(psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable sublimation
acceptable and legal valid
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