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palatable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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palatablepal‧at‧a‧ble /ˈpælətəbəl/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CTpalatable food or drink has a pleasant or acceptable taste opp unpalatable 🔊 a very palatable wine2 NICEan idea, suggestion etc that is palatable is acceptable opp unpalatablepalatable to 🔊 They changed the wording of the advertisement to make it more palatable to women. 🔊 The truth, as always, is slightly less palatable.
Examples from the Corpus
palatableEvery charcuterie in town had been ransacked in order to provide something palatable.There was certainly an ample amount of food, and it was all reasonably palatable.Barley straw is soft and palatable, and is widely used as bulk feed for beef cattle.The food is now palatable, and the medical treatment first-rate.Dinner was sardines and stew, made palatable by two lots of vodka.The new invention was nutritious, palatable, cheap and simple to make.A docudrama can remedy unhappy or unjust conclusions by packaging them in palatable forms.If there was no numbing and if the item was reasonably palatable, then they'd take another small bite and swallow.a palatable winemake ... palatableStannard's books have a teaching element, but the story telling is strong enough to make this quite palatable.The figures were made no more palatable by a spate of published tables listing Britain's richest people.Dinner was sardines and stew, made palatable by two lots of vodka.If this is making atrocities palatable for not a few concerned citizens the aftertaste is a bit too much.Mycoprotein made from fungus cultures can be textured to make a very palatable form of non-meat food.His scepticism and irony make his musings palatable to a Western ear.No; ambition must be linked to ` progress' to make it palatable to the enlightened.Other factors have also forced a rethink on the left, making it more palatable to Washington.
From Longman Business Dictionarypalatablepal‧at‧a‧ble /ˈpælətəbəl/ adjective if a suggestion, offer, proposal etc is made palatable, it is changed so that people will accept it and approve of itThe proposal was engineered as a more palatable alternative to PacifiCorp’s offer.palatable toThe offer will have to be made at a larger discount to be palatable to existing shareholders.
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