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decent

US [ˈdis(ə)nt]
UK [ˈdiːs(ə)nt]
  • adj.像样的;相当不错的;尚好的;正派的
  • Web体面的;得体的;合适的
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adj.
1.
像样的;相当不错的;尚好的of a good enough standard or quality
a decent meal/job/place to live
相当不错的饭菜╱工作╱住所
I need a decent night's sleep.
我需要好好地睡上一夜。
2.
正派的;公平的;合乎礼节的honest and fair; treating people with respect
ordinary, decent, hard-working people
勤劳、正派的普通人
Everyone said he was a decent sort of guy.
人人都说他是个品行端正的小伙子。
3.
得体的;合宜的;适当的acceptable to people in a particular situation
a decent burial
体面的葬礼
That dress isn't decent.
那件连衣裙不够雅观。
She ought to have waited for a decent interval before getting married again.
她再次嫁人也应该适当等上一段时间。
4.
(informal)
穿好了衣服的;适宜于见人的wearing enough clothes to allow sb to see you
I can't go to the door─I'm not decent.
我不能去开门,我还没穿好衣服。

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