What does acceptability mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acceptability, acceptableness(noun)

    satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards


  1. acceptability(Noun)

    The quality of being acceptable; acceptableness.

    Acceptability of repentance. - Jeremy Taylor, about 1640

  2. acceptability(Noun)

    Operation plan review criterion. The determination as to whether the contemplated course of action is worth the cost in manpower, materiel, and time involved; is consistent with the law of war; and is militarily and politically supportable. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acceptability(noun)

    the quality of being acceptable; acceptableness

  2. Origin: [LL. acceptabilitas.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. acceptability

    The joint operation plan review criterion for assessing whether the contemplated course of action is proportional and worth the cost in personnel, equipment, materiel, time involved, or position; is consistent with the law of war; and is militarily and politically supportable. See also adequacy; feasibility.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptability in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. William Galbraith:

    Familiarity may breed contempt in some areas of human behavior, but in the field of social ideas it is the touchstone of acceptability.

  2. Greg Madden:

    The rewards can be used to encourage children to repeatedly try fruits and vegetables, and there is some evidence to suggest that repeatedly tasting novel foods increases their acceptability.

  3. Barbara Carvalho:

    It's a social issue that's reaching a tipping point among Americans, i think we have to see at this point whether it continues to move forward with legalization and social acceptability and/or whether there is more reaction against it.

  4. Ulrich Eichhorn:

    The German auto industry for Germany is the key industry, the key innovator, alternative drive systems are very important for us because they dictate how well the cars function, how their sustainability and environmental acceptability are and of course how well they sell.

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