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plausible

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (reasonable)
a. plausible
Necesitas tener una excusa plausible para retirarte del concurso.You need to have a plausible excuse for withdrawing from the competition.
b. acceptable
Si quieres dejar tu carrera, tendrás que argumentar algún motivo plausible ante tu familia.If you want to quit your degree, you'll have to give your family some acceptable reason.
c. admissible
Los motivos argumentados para el despido de los trabajadores no eran plausibles.The reasons given for firing the employees were not admissible.
2. (laudable)
a. praiseworthy
Los niños que tienen un comportamiento plausible pueden jugar más rato.Children whose behavior is praiseworthy are allowed to play for longer.
b. commendable
Marta hizo un esfuerzo plausible para aprobar todos sus exámenes.The effort Marta made to pass all her exams was commendable.
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plausible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (admisible)
a. acceptable
2. (posible)
a. plausible
plausible
adjective
1 [+argumento, motivo] acceptable; admissible
2 [+comportamiento, intento, esfuerzo] commendable; praiseworthy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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