Definition of 'laudable'
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It is a laudable aim, if not an original one. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This was seen as a laudable attempt to be both environmentally and economically prudent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These qualities may be laudable but they are not sufficient to win. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The perfectly laudable aim is to engineer a more mixed intake in schools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It may be laudable but now is probably not the time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All of which may be laudable in itself. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His attempt is doubly laudable given the rough ride that it has had inside and outside his department. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Governments are good at spending taxpayers' money on less laudable things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a laudable ambition, but is it achievable? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The protesters are incredibly courageous, and their aims laudable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The new report has the laudable aim of changing the make-up of the judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The government's laudable aim is to secure a diverse mix of energy supply. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The aim was laudable - the method was flawed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a laudable aim - but an elusive one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A budget surplus is a laudable aim. Times, Sunday Times (2015)International ambitions are laudable, but from a financial standpoint it will be some time before they have an impact. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The aim is laudable: to make films so cheaply that there are no creative restraints or interference from financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ministers had wanted to put the doctors in charge and to stop politicians meddling, which was a laudable aim. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a laudable ambition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From this perspective, cosmetic surgery can be grouped with laudable efforts at self-improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sadly, though, he will be remembered most for less laudable reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It may sound laudable but, in the chamber, there was only carping. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A close race, their critics argue, implies a less laudable champion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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