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[rep-yuh-tuh-buh l] /ˈrɛp yə tə bəl/

held in good ; honorable; respectable; estimable:
a reputable organization.
considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard:
reputable speech.
having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable
(of words) acceptable as good usage; standard

1610s, from repute + -able. Meaning “having a good reputation” is from 1670s. Related: Reputably.


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