Definition of 'decent'
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Example sentences containing 'decent'
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You had to be on your mettle to get a decent seat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your reputation for being a decent guy may be gone already where your colleagues are concerned. The Sun (2016)It's decent banter and people always come for me. The Sun (2016)He just struck me as a genuinely decent, kind man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Decent people here are disgusted. The Sun (2016)There's a decent chance he's well weighted. The Sun (2016)If he can bounce back to his Wetherby form, he goes there with a really decent chance. The Sun (2017)At least it gave the guys one decent story about the time they met a World Cup winner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They came away and did a decent job. The Sun (2011)The depth to which you sank is astounding and highly shocking to all decent people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were brought up to be decent and honest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The furlong shorter distance and sharper track are in his favour so he has a decent chance. The Sun (2015)There has to be something decent in there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have to give these guys a decent shot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They will grow up without access to decent education or medicine or housing. Christianity Today (2000)No question it needs a decent kit man. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He should be given a decent burial and shown due respect. The Sun (2013)And he has done a pretty decent job. The Sun (2012)They attempt to keep the politics of their own land honest and decent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a decent chance and should have been taken. The Sun (2012) Something other than decent attributes will be required if the exceptional is to be attained. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Think about why you wreck things with decent guys. The Sun (2013)By all accounts he was a decent man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bond allows them to do that - and get a decent return. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were so polite and spoke decent English. The Sun (2009)You can see this house is a decent, normal household. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'decent'
British English: decent /ˈdiːsnt/ ADJECTIVE
Decent means acceptable in standard or quality.
He didn't get a decent explanation.
- American English: decent
- Arabic: مُحْتَرَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: decente
- Chinese: 像样的
- Croatian: pristojan
- Czech: ucházející
- Danish: anstændig
- Dutch: fatsoenlijk
- European Spanish: decente
- Finnish: kunnollinen
- French: décent
- German: anständig
- Greek: αξιοπρεπής
- Italian: decente
- Japanese: きちんとした
- Korean: 신분에 맞는
- Norwegian: anstendig
- Polish: przyzwoity
- European Portuguese: decente
- Romanian: adecvat
- Russian: пристойный
- Spanish: decente
- Swedish: hygglig
- Thai: เหมาะสม
- Turkish: uygun
- Ukrainian: достойний
- Vietnamese: nghiêm chỉnh
Definition of decent from the Collins English Dictionary
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