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Definition of "acceptability" []

  • The quality of being acceptable; acceptableness. (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) (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "acceptability" in a sentence
  • "We have seen so much death in the news, in movies and in games that it's hard to say where the line of acceptability is and what a director has to do to cross it."
  • "Such forward-looking investigations are sometimes called acceptability research because their purpose is to identify a basis for positioning an innovation so that it will be more acceptable that is, have a more rapid rate of adoption."
  • "Neil Abercrombie, who knew Mr. Obama's parents when they were students in Honolulu, says that what the president finds here is not so much privacy but "acceptability" - the protective cocoon that comes with being in the warm embrace of a familiar place, where people regard him as "ohana," Hawaiian for "extended family.""