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The second lesson from history is less palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Rosé veal offers a more palatable alternative. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ministers and mandarins worry that scientific advice will close off politically palatable options. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Set against these varied gifts is a rather less palatable practice that is currently in full swing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the desire to make things palatable and shiny and cheerful needs to be resisted. Christianity Today (2000)Could a little bit more inflation be presented as a more palatable alternative to permanently high unemployment? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cedar and lavender are more palatable options. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And that has implications for us that are less than palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is also designing bitterness blockers that should make less palatable foods such as broccoli and soy protein taste better. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And the best way to make that palatable for all is to reduce the price of losing in the lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the alternatives are not palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Neither of these options is palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That would be less palatable today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You need to make health palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Freedom was alive as well, in a vivid and scarcely palatable way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But fat and salt make foods palatable and tasty, and encourage you to buy them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Politicians love talking about growth, not least because it is a lot more palatable than the alternative. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Neither are particularly palatable options. Times, Sunday Times (2012)West Ham executives sit down with their new partners to thrash out a deal that makes commercial sense and is politically palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Food manufacturers make their profits from converting a small range of cheap processed bulk crops plus lots of additives into addictive, palatable foods. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is why I am wary of the current trend for hiding health foods inside more palatable ones. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They want us to cut by 20 per cent, but make it all politically palatable. The Sun (2012)It looked the most palatable of the dogs' dinners and most healthy, with a good deal of brown rice. The Sun (2015)QE may appear to the coalition to be a more politically palatable way of addressing Britain's economic woes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. palatable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'palatable'
British English: palatable ADJECTIVE
If you describe food or drink as palatable, you mean that it tastes pleasant.
...flavourings and preservatives, designed to make the food look more palatable.
Definition of palatable from the Collins English Dictionary
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