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

 es·ti·ma·ble /ˈɛstəməbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Es·ti·ma·ble a.
 1. Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable damage.
 2. Valuable; worth a great price. [R.]
 A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man,
 Is not so estimable, profitable neither,
 As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats.   --Shak.
 3. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.
    A lady said of her two companions, that one was more amiable, the other more estimable.   --Sir W. Temple.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Es·ti·ma·ble n. A thing worthy of regard. [R.]
    One of the peculiar estimables of her country.   --Sir T. Browne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: deserving of respect or high regard [ant: contemptible]
      2: deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies
         give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: good,
          honorable, respectable]
      3: may be computed or estimated; "a calculable risk";
         "computable odds"; "estimable assets" [syn: computable]