Definition of 'satisfactory'
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There seems to be no satisfactory solution to this problem. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What seemed a satisfactory temporary arrangement now looks deeply bedded in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today was highly satisfactory on both those counts. The Sun (2013)Not so long ago the leading indices would have supplied a satisfactory answer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This should have been a satisfactory outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The new technology was satisfactory under test conditions but was by no means uniformly beneficial. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)All highly satisfactory for what has been for too long a beleaguered rugby nation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nobody has yet provided a satisfactory answer. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)This is not a terribly satisfactory outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their belief that this was a satisfactory outcome filled me with horror. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Secure the services of a good franchised dealer or independent specialist and you should enjoy a highly satisfactory ownership experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Doing your own homework or seeking financial advice is far more likely to produce satisfactory results than trusting your bank manager. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And there is no satisfactory answer. The Sun (2006)Teaching ratings are uniformly impressive, with only philosophy judged less than highly satisfactory. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Clearly things cannot continue as they are, but a satisfactory solution is not easy to come by. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are few more satisfactory results of toil in the garden than bumper yields of home-grown organic vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The most satisfactory solution is to persuade a friend to call in and look after them while you're away. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Results were extremely satisfactory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I think we should think of leaving the Convention if we can't get a satisfactory arrangement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'satisfactory'
British English: satisfactory /ˌsætɪsˈfæktərɪ; -trɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If something is satisfactory, it is acceptable to you or fulfils a particular need or purpose.
I never got a satisfactory answer.
- American English: satisfactory
- Arabic: مُرْضٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: satisfatório
- Chinese: 满意
- Croatian: zadovoljavajući
- Czech: uspokojivý
- Danish: tilfredsstillende
- Dutch: naar tevredenheid
- European Spanish: satisfactorio
- Finnish: tyydyttävä
- French: satisfaisant
- German: befriedigend
- Greek: ικανοποιητικός
- Italian: soddisfacente
- Japanese: 満足のいく
- Korean: 만족스러운
- Norwegian: tilfredsstillende
- Polish: zadowalający
- European Portuguese: satisfatório
- Romanian: satisfăcător
- Russian: удовлетворительный
- Spanish: satisfactorio
- Swedish: nöjaktig
- Thai: ที่พึงพอใจ
- Turkish: tatmin edici
- Ukrainian: задовільний
- Vietnamese: đáng hài lòng
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