Definition of 'unacceptable'
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My view was her behaviour was unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How can this unacceptable behaviour be policed? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The verbal abuse which has been hurled about in public and on social media is quite appalling and totally unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will mean cuts to local services that the public will find unacceptable and risk the quality of clinical care. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My behaviour that night was totally unacceptable but it wasn't a crime. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once you have clarified what actions or attitudes you find unacceptable, your partner has a choice. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's the special relationship that also enables us to say when we do find things unacceptable. The Sun (2017)This comment was totally unacceptable. The Sun (2017)This does not excuse the behaviour that we saw, which has rightfully been condemned by all parties and is completely unacceptable. The Sun (2016)Schools had to make clear that such behaviour was unacceptable and that the police would be called in if an incident was serious, they said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To say how prisoners spend their time on leave is up to individuals is totally unacceptable. The Sun (2015)We are passing from one unacceptable standard of behaviour to a new standard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What does each person think is unacceptable behaviour? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their behaviour was completely unacceptable and does not represent our club or our values. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To be confronted by hundreds of people and attacked in this way is wholly unacceptable. The Sun (2015)Do you find it unacceptable if others are not perfect? POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Ministers are taking unacceptable risks with standards of patient care. The Sun (2012)My mother said that this behaviour was unacceptable. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)But it is wholly unacceptable though that it could take three years to fix. The Sun (2011)Anything that might skew that balance ought to be wholly unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the same time both the vet and my father were telling me this dog was totally unacceptable. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)But the singer denied he was trying to blame it on his youth and agreed his actions were totally unacceptable. The Sun (2014)This is completely and utterly unacceptable. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)It must not entail unacceptable standards. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To refuse to accept unacceptable behaviour. Positive Parent Power (1991)Their behaviour has been completely unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the situation remains completely unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They face discipline that civilian astronauts in the West would find unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some may find these methods unacceptable, and perhaps they are right. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We expect the Albanian side to condemn this kind of unacceptable behaviour. The Sun (2014)This would not be an intolerable and unacceptable burden for students who currently are paying fees slightly in excess of 3,000 a year upfront. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The report said: 'It is unacceptable. The Sun (2016)He said: 'It is unacceptable for any costumes to be sold that do not comply with safety standards. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'unacceptable'
British English: unacceptable /ˌʌnəkˈsɛptəbl/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as unacceptable, you strongly disapprove of it or object to it and feel that it should not be allowed to happen or continue.
It is totally unacceptable for children to swear.
- American English: unacceptable
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مَقْبُول
- Brazilian Portuguese: inaceitável
- Chinese: 不可接受的
- Croatian: neprihvatljiv
- Czech: nepřijatelný
- Danish: uacceptabel
- Dutch: onacceptabel
- European Spanish: inaceptable
- Finnish: ei hyväksyttävä
- French: inacceptable
- German: unannehmbar
- Greek: απαράδεκτος
- Italian: inaccettabile
- Japanese: 容認できない
- Korean: 받아들일 수 없는
- Norwegian: uakseptabel
- Polish: nie do przyjęcia
- European Portuguese: inaceitável
- Romanian: inacceptabil
- Russian: неприемлемый
- Spanish: inaceptable
- Swedish: oacceptabel
- Thai: ซึ่งไม่สามารถยอมรับได้
- Turkish: kabul edilemez
- Ukrainian: неприйнятний
- Vietnamese: không thể chấp nhận được
Definition of unacceptable from the Collins English Dictionary
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