Definition of 'passable'
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Progress was slow: each exchange involved a journey up barely passable mountain roads by a go-between carrying a memory stick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Progress was slow: each exchange involved a journey up barely passable mountain roads by a go-between carrying a memory stick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the man doing a passable imitation of a frozen chunk of cheese just behind him? The Sun (2008)Yet it must be said that throughout the proceedings his mouth gave a passable impersonation of a garbage chute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Still, it is a passable effort. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not difficult to make something look passable, average or inoffensive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was a force of nature in her own right who can do a very passable impersonation of a tornado in all its fury. The Sun (2009)The hotel is manned by keen young staff, all of whom speak good to passable English. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A combination of fear and exhilaration turned my knuckles white and my stomach was doing a passable imitation of a gymnast on the parallel bars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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