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There are now credible claims that the regime has used chemical weapons against civilians. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is equally credible that her sense of an ending was illusory. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Central to its working is that the threat offered must be a credible one. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)But one thing fewer that they have to worry about is the threat of a credible opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When you put it like that his venture seems barely credible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The verdict has caused international outrage amid a lack of any credible evidence to sustain the charges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What they are trying to do is prove they are a credible alternative force. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The proffered new evidence was plainly credible and was provided by experts distinguished in their fields. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No credible evidence of such an exodus has been provided. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nor has he put forward a credible alternative to the fuel and food price rises now stirring popular discontent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Radical socialists have seen this as "betrayal" but they have always lacked a credible political alternative to it. After Thatcher (1989)The timing for a credible British challenge for the trophy could not be better. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That would be great as political theatre but not for mounting a credible challenge to the Democrats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And a credible challenge is what the Democratic incumbent needs to rouse him from his torpor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Democracy needs a healthy, credible opposition. The Sun (2016) Seems credible, and some pollsters are sure this would help. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Were the corruption claims credible? Times, Sunday Times (2014)How credible are these claims? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is barely credible that no one knew what was happening in the fortified compound - a few hundred metres from an elite military academy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An equally credible explanation is that the parties agreed to proceed because they felt they had a case if coercion was defined as "deferential fear '. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
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British English: credible /ˈkrɛdɪbl/ ADJECTIVE
Credible means able to be trusted or believed.
We have two very credible witnesses.
- American English: credible
- Arabic: مَوْثُوق به
- Brazilian Portuguese: acreditável
- Chinese: 可信的
- Croatian: vjerodostojan
- Czech: věrohodný
- Danish: troværdig
- Dutch: geloofwaardig
- European Spanish: creíble
- Finnish: uskottava
- French: crédible
- German: glaubwürdig
- Greek: αξιόπιστος
- Italian: credibile
- Japanese: 信用できる
- Korean: 신용할 수 있는
- Norwegian: troverdig
- Polish: wiarygodny
- European Portuguese: credível
- Romanian: credibil
- Russian: правдоподобный
- Spanish: creíble
- Swedish: trovärdig
- Thai: น่าเชื่อถือ
- Turkish: güvenilir
- Ukrainian: гідний довіри
- Vietnamese: đáng tin cậy
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