Definition of 'commendable'
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The most commendable job, well done. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And yet at the same time it uses petrol with commendable and sensitive restraint. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And if the police hadn't acted with commendable restraint. The Sun (2009)So to reach a glass ceiling is highly commendable, in a way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Indeed, the original objective was highly commendable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The two stars have an enjoyable chemistry and put commendable effort into whimsical dialogue and the far-fetched plot. The Sun (2014)With commendable restraint, the England players played out the final seconds without protest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their efforts are commendable, but the film's melodramatic story is heavy labour for viewers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a commendable effort, but won't do. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That was a commendable effort by England given the true pitch, absence of swing and fast outfield. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But if she has taken her leave, the commendable manner in which the 22-year-old earned a second chance deserves recognition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Waitrose, for example, has made a real and commendable effort to source sustainable fish and shellfish across the board. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Though the big retailers are making commendable efforts to cut down on packaging, there's still too much of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And it shows commendable restraint to do so without once mentioning the one fact we all know already, the 1,000 pairs of shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: commendable ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone's behaviour as commendable, you approve of it or are praising it.
He has acted with commendable speed.
Definition of commendable from the Collins English Dictionary
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