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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mend·a·ble a.
 Note: (Formerly accented on the first syllable.)  Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy.
    Order and decent ceremonies in the church are not only comely but commendable.   --Bacon.
 -- Com*mend*a*ble*ness, n. -- Com*mend*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the
            environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose";
            "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a
            significant and praiseworthy increase in computer
            intelligence" [syn: applaudable, laudable, praiseworthy]
      adv : in an admirable manner; "the children's responses were
            admirably normal" [syn: admirably, laudably, praiseworthily]