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But the demand for transplant organs still outstrips the number of suitable donors available. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet the report found that social workers were slow to identify family members as suitable carers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is usually suitable for cancers that are localised. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many parents feel that in some way they can offer a more suitable education at home. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet he was placed in the hotel by a council while waiting for more suitable accommodation. The Sun (2008)Summer clothes suitable for the town are not the same as beach clothes at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After just six months a suitable organ became available. The Sun (2009)This might identify a suitable family to head up international efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This makes the projection suitable for navigation charts. Geography Basic Facts (1983)Of course finding suitable equine accommodation is only one part of the package. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Neither was wearing suitable clothes or had the correct skills and tools for the hazardous conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So we remain in a house that would be very suitable for a family. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But attempts to find suitable accommodation have failed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is it suitable for my home? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It suggested that ministers should produce new guidance to ensure that suitable and available brownfield land should be used before greenfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In suburban areas, there are usually suitable trees in nearby gardens. The Sun (2009)The detox lasts four days on average, and can be done at home or anywhere suitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My business clothes aren't suitable for walking. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Suitable vessels are available for charter, and the need for infrastructure would be minimal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If so, you need to watch your behaviour and make a suitable apology to try to clear the air. The Sun (2012)
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British English: suitable /ˈsuːtəbl; ˈsjuːt-/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is suitable for a particular purpose or occasion is right or acceptable for it.
She had no dress suitable for the occasion.
- American English: suitable
- Arabic: مُلائِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: apropriado
- Chinese: 合适的
- Croatian: prikladan
- Czech: vhodný
- Danish: passende
- Dutch: geschikt
- European Spanish: conveniente provechoso
- Finnish: sopiva
- French: convenable
- German: geeignet
- Greek: αρμόζων
- Italian: adatto
- Japanese: 適切な
- Korean: 적합한
- Norwegian: hensiktsmessig
- Polish: odpowiedni
- European Portuguese: apropriado
- Romanian: adecvat
- Russian: подходящий
- Spanish: conveniente
- Swedish: lämplig
- Thai: เหมาะสม
- Turkish: uygun
- Ukrainian: відповідний
- Vietnamese: phù hợp
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