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

 tol·er·a·ble /ˈtɑlərəbəl, ˈtɑlrə; ˈtɑlɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tol·er·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.
 As may affect the earth with cold and heat
 Scarce tolerable.   --Milton.
 2. Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.
 -- Tol*er*a*ble*ness, n. -- Tol*er*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: able to be tolerated or endured; "the climate is at least
             tolerable" [ant: intolerable]
      2: neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a
         gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the
         office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only
         so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable
         working knowledge of French" [syn: indifferent, passable,