How to use Acceptable in a sentence

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  • She had continued her classes and was somehow maintaining acceptable grades.

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  • The twins were healthy and acceptable weight, so they released Katie.

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  • A conference held at Constantinople sanctioned the union on terms which were rendered acceptable to the sultan; but Said Pasha, who had assisted the sultan in centralizing at Yildiz Kiosk the administration of the country, and who had become grand vizier, was a strong adherent of the policy of armed intervention by Turkey, and the consequence was his fall from office.

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  • The kingless state may therefore have arisen out of kingship through divisions of the royal power or through failure on the part of the leading men to agree on a head acceptable to all.

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  • On what planet is that acceptable?

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  • There was not one point in the former administration of the army acceptable to English gentlemen.

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  • At a later period, pari passe with the spiritualization of the god, comes a refinement of the tastes attributed to him, and the finer parts of the sacrifice, finally it may be only its savour, are alone regarded as acceptable offerings.

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  • General Miles's policy in affording employment for the natives likewise served to make the new American regime acceptable.

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  • It appears he has a handle on acceptable viewing.

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  • Many circumstances of the time tended to render such a letter acceptable.

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  • But a good deal of work is still required before the harvest of historical data contained in these texts shall have been made acceptable to students of philosophy and sociology.

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  • Casual dress is perfectly acceptable in the restaurant's very informal atmosphere.

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  • In later years the society of his mistresses seems to have been chiefly acceptable as a means to avoid business and petitioners, and in the case of the duchess of Portsmouth was the price paid for ease and the continuance of the French pensions.

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  • In the February following he again became prime minister under Abbas II., being selected as comparatively acceptable both to the khedivial and British parties.

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  • For example, Acrobat was already being widely used, hence PDF was deemed acceptable.

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  • More dead pixels are usually considered acceptable around the edges of the screen than in its center.

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  • The supposedly acceptable form is labeled'methodological naturalism ' .

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  • On one hand our sites were deemed acceptable and we can now enjoy the shorter cookie period using paid on Results.

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  • He loathed the bourgeois notions of acceptable sexuality and sexual behavior, and in particular the tradition of female passivity.

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  • Frozen or canned peas are acceptable, although I am not a great fan of canned food.

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  • The Poisson approximation would be acceptable (q small and k q small ).

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  • No greyhound racetrack is acceptable, no matter what measures might " be taken to ensure the welfare of racing greyhounds " .

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  • This will then be used to iteratively refine the knowledge collection, interpretation and analysis until an acceptable level of representation is achieved.

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  • Coatings made by direct esterification of wood rosins are also temporarily acceptable at an application rate of 50 mg/kg.

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  • Hence the nice round number of 100 words which are deemed to be acceptable to our feudal seigneurs down south.

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  • Streets are closed, and public sidewalks are open only to people with acceptable identification.

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  • As kosher food is an acceptable substitute for halal meat, many of the usual arguments over food at the wedding reception were bypassed.

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  • Surrogacy is becoming more acceptable because it is cheaper than conventional IVF treatment and some NHS clinics now use surrogacy is becoming more acceptable because it is cheaper than conventional IVF treatment and some NHS clinics now use surrogacy as a treatment method.

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  • The XLink AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) details what we at Team XLink will consider tolerable.

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  • Mitigation banking is only suitable for systems which have been shown to be replaceable, or for which acceptable trade-offs can be agreed.

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  • Meanwhile Waynflete himself had been advanced to the highest office in the state, the chancellorship, the seals being delivered to him by the king in the priory of Coventry in the presence of the duke of York, apparently as a person acceptable to both parties.

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  • At any rate, I wasn't sure if this was something that the site hosts would find acceptable, so I'll hold off until I get the go ahead (or nobody responds for a few days).

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  • Among the Greeks the philosophers had come to use both argument and ridicule against the idea that the offering of material things could be needed by or acceptable to the Maker of them all.

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  • Among both Jews and Greeks the earlier forms of the idea had been rationalized into the belief that the most appropriate offering to God is that of a pure and penitent heart, and among them both was the idea that the vocal expression of contrition in prayer or of gratitude in praise is also acceptable.

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  • All are of the malignant type, to be propitiated only by acceptable offerings from persons who desire to visit the locality where it is supposed to reside.

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  • His leanings were strongly German, so that he became somewhat obnoxious to the Danish government, a fact which made an invitation in 1847 to become professor of history at Göttingen peculiarly acceptable.

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  • Doing excellent things continually through all the 'seventies, when he was in late middle age - gaining scope in colour, having now so many notes - faithful no longer wholly to his amazing range of subtle greys, now blithe and silvery, now nobly deep - sending to the Salon great canvases, and to the few enlightened people who would buy them of him the toile or panel of most moderate size on which he best of all expressed himself - Boudin was yet not acceptable to the public or to the fashionable dealer.

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  • The Poisson approximation would be acceptable (q small and k q small).

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  • No greyhound racetrack is acceptable, no matter what measures might " be taken to ensure the welfare of racing greyhounds ".

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  • Provided that they are properly maintained, counterbalance springs and similar counterbalance or ratchet devices to hold them in the open position are acceptable.

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  • This, of course, is not an acceptable recompense for the loss of a section of a right of way.

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  • It can be helpful for parents to have in mind rough-and-ready rules for what is acceptable and what is not.

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  • A passenger safety lap belt (not the wheelchair lap belt) is the minimum acceptable for forward facing travel.

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  • Files saved as GIF or JPEG files are usually acceptable.

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  • The specific aim would be the shortening of cycle times and the greater confidence in an acceptable and serviceable product to a higher specification.

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  • A ladder fitted with a proprietary spreader arm may be acceptable, provided certain conditions are met.

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  • Surrogacy is becoming more acceptable because it is cheaper than conventional IVF treatment and some NHS clinics now use surrogacy as a treatment method.

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  • But through-composed opera in English was not a crowdpuller - it was only acceptable to specialized audiences such as a school or a court.

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  • Acceptable safety margins for different therapeutic areas, and how these affect the interpretation of toxicology data is also examined.

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  • Haja went to great pains to avoid transgressing what was considered to be acceptable female behavior.

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  • Output from the vasomotor center changes the heart rate to return blood pressure to acceptable levels.

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  • Detailed curriculum vitae are acceptable providing all relevant information requested on the application form is covered.

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  • Also acceptable are vocational A-levels in Science or Health and Social Care.

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  • Organic solvent based paints are being replaced by environmentally acceptable alternatives, most importantly, waterborne coatings.

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  • It is fully acceptable for Israelis to elect whomever they deem fit to lead them, even a war criminal like Ariel Sharon.

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  • In today's electronic age, email invitations are also acceptable.

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  • Your pet cannot be expected to tell when it's no longer a game, and the behavior you have encouraged is no longer acceptable.

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  • While it's perfectly acceptable for you to place your newborn's bassinet next to your bed and co-sleeping is a popular parental topic, sleeping with your child increases the risk of SIDS.

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  • Sprinkling is not acceptable under this particular doctrine, and a person must be of an accountable age in which she understands why she needs to be baptized.

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  • Dairy is not recommended for the first year (though plain yogurt may be acceptable) due to its highly allergenic nature.

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  • Tell her that this behavior is not acceptable.

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  • However, setting clear boundaries about what kind of clothes are acceptable and how much you are willing to spend will establish limits you can live with.

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  • Tails or no tails, or whether wearing a colored shirt is acceptable or not should be found out before the event in question.

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  • One gigabyte of memory is acceptable; 2GB would be ideal but it can add a lot to your purchasing price.

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  • A good rule of thumb is if the amount is under $150 and that person is a close friend or family member, then forgiving the entire amount is perfectly acceptable.

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  • The price of the item is controlled by the bidders, in that it is only worth what people are willing to pay, but a seller may without sale if their "reserve price" - or lowest acceptable price - is not met.

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  • Although it's perfectly acceptable to go with a colored wedding dress if you prefer, there are also many casual and beach styles that are available in white, ivory, and pastel shades as well.

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  • While this is becoming more acceptable, technically it's considered poor etiquette.

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  • However, a dress shorter or longer than the bridesmaids' dresses is acceptable as long as it is the same level of formality.

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  • Although it is considered faux pas in many social circles to do so, you may find it acceptable to consider setting one up for yourself.

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  • Not only are these shorter lengths acceptable for beach weddings, the fabric will flow around your body rather than being subjected to damaging dirt and debris.

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  • Although it has become more acceptable to include registry cards in showers hosted by non-family members, hosting a shower where guests are expected to give cash or that centers on money should be avoided.

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  • If your wedding is in the late afternoon or evening, it is perfectly acceptable to have a formal dress code.

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  • While it is not necessary to have both the bride and groom present to register gifts, it is helpful if they can work together to choose items that will be acceptable to both of them, rather than having one person choose everything.

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  • Recently, it has also become acceptable for announcements to go out with a photograph of the wedded couple several weeks after the wedding (due to a wait time on professional photographer printing).

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  • Though some etiquette experts may offer the advice that sending out announcements up to a year after the actual wedding is acceptable, it really should be done as close to the wedding as possible.

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  • A small amount is acceptable, but any more and you risk dealing with a heavier-than-necessary dress.

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  • Decorating for winter outdoor weddings may have gone smoothly but there is no guarantee the weather will be acceptable.

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  • Cottons, linens, satins, and dressy knits are perfectly acceptable for hot weddings in early September, but avoid wearing an overly summery print to avoid looking out of place.

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  • Printed white and ivory fabrics are acceptable, however, particularly with bright floral patterns.

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  • It is important to keep in mind that in some locations, it is not acceptable to stroll on to the beach and have a wedding ceremony complete with guests.

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  • Unless the couple specifies a certain type of attire on a wedding invitation or through direct contact with guests, it is acceptable to assume that guests can choose clothing that is appropriate and tasteful.

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  • For example, if the couple declares their wedding to be a black tie affair, only formal dress is acceptable and anything else might be construed as an insult to the couple or the occasion.

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  • If the couple has not specified any type of dress for the occasion, but the venue and season does not imply a particular type of dress, it is acceptable for guests to contact members of the bridal party to inquire about dress.

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  • For example, a black dress worn to an outdoor wedding on a smoldering hot day is a bad idea, but a winter evening ceremony at a formal venue may be acceptable.

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  • Unless the couple specifies that white is acceptable for wedding guests, avoid this color when choosing your outfit for the ceremony and reception.

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  • Vows describing why you love your spouse or how you plan to spend the rest of your life with him are perfectly acceptable.

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  • End pieces may be curved or shaped differently, and that's acceptable.

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  • If you are planning to foot the bill, it is perfectly acceptable for you to set a specific dollar figure you are willing to pay.

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  • Black may be acceptable if it is an evening wedding and is black-tie.

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  • Black is a universally flattering color and is a choice that most women find acceptable.

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  • If the bride's gown is tea length it is certainly acceptable for the bridesmaids to wear a shorter dress, too.

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  • Being more boisterous at these two times in the wedding is more acceptable than during the ceremony for couples who do not want to cause any conflict with parents, religious officiates, or each other.

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  • If you receive a moving gift, it is acceptable to send a thank you note and a follow up letter.

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  • It may also be a reasonably neutral location that is acceptable to both the victim and his friends, not a doctors' office.

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  • In addition, it gives teens an acceptable excuse to use with their peers as a refusal skill when offered drugs or alcohol - "No thanks, my parents test me."

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  • There are different reasons for this, including the need to keep company with people who can supply this drug as well as a subconscious psychological need to somehow make the deviant behavior acceptable by peers.

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  • As long as they aren't dented or scratched on the interior, used pans are perfectly acceptable for baking cakes to decorate.

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  • Owner of Paramount, Sumner Redstone is quoted as saying "His recent conduct has not been acceptable to Paramount" as to the reason why Cruise's contract wasn't renewed.

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  • The term "cool" often refers to something that is widely accepted by a peer group, and able to either stand out in an acceptable way or blend in easily with the "in" crowd.

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  • While girls should have a say in their clothing, decide beforehand what is acceptable to you as a parent and stand by that when choosing a dress (especially with tween and teen girls).

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  • Once seen as shocking, they are now acknowledged as an acceptable way for a kid to show allegiance to his or her favorite band or style of music.

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  • Two different shades of pink are perfectly acceptable.

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  • The quality of these products is not acceptable for the retail stores, as this might damage the reputation of the garment maker, so these pieces are transported to outlet stores to be sold at a discount.

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  • While employers once shunned job applicants with online credentials, e-learning is rapidly becoming more acceptable.

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  • Many vendors offer identical products and haggling is acceptable.

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  • Haggling is acceptable with local vendors, and because many people offer the same type of merchandise, you may find yourself with several competing offers for better deals.

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  • Generally, arriving 1-2 hours prior to the stated boarding time is acceptable, though passengers arriving too early (several hours) may be turned away because passengers from the cruise that just ended have not yet left the port.

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  • If the dog is allowed to play with certain stuffed toys, it may construe that to mean that any play thing is an acceptable target.

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  • Many travel carriers are also approved for air travel, but be sure to check your airline's regulations to make sure you purchase an acceptable style.

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  • It's also highly advised that you seek personal training from a professional well versed in electronic collar training, as learning through trial and error on your pet is not an acceptable option.

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  • Following these three steps should guide you to an acceptable Purina formula for your pet.

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  • What can we do to get his behavior to be more acceptable?

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  • This is normal and acceptable if the dog has a clean bill of health from a veterinarian and measures have been taken to restore the dog to total good health.

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  • Also, be sure to offer durable but interactive dog toys in the home so your pet has acceptable entertainment available to him.

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  • Be firm about what is and is not acceptable behavior, and praise your dog whenever he performs as asked.

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  • You do not have to be a professional carpenter to build an acceptable place for your pet to have her puppies.

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  • It is acceptable to put the crate in your bedroom If you want to soothe her with your presence, but be prepared for what could be a long night of crying and whining.

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  • The "Glorified Girls" featured in the mainstream Broadway revue of Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. also made nudity more and more acceptable on the stage with opulent tableaux such as "Lady Godiva's Ride" in the Follies of 1919.

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  • Of Leeds' Silver Star forms the best are exquisite on good sandy soils, and their whiteness, delicate purity, and grace render them most acceptable as cut flowers.

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  • Many seed manufacturers even put the hardiness zone map on the back of their seed packets so the consumer does not have to research whether seeds are acceptable to grow in their area.

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  • In addition, an occasional colder spell can be acceptable, so long as it does not last more than a few days.

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  • You will undoubtedly find an abundance of acceptable pictures that will assist you in planning and executing your next project.

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  • Either method is acceptable with the final decision mainly being personal preference.

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  • The door must sit square and plumb to open correctly and look acceptable.

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  • Flaws may be acceptable if the piece still looks good or it is something the shopper can easily fix at home.

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  • It's perfectly acceptable to wear an Oxford shirt with dress pants.

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  • In some cases, a button-up camo shirt may even be acceptable for a night out to a family restaurant, bowling, or any other non-formal recreational activity.

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  • Cufflinks should match the attire in style and tone and are acceptable in black, gold or mother-of-pearl.

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  • For men who live in tropical climates or during the summer, there are acceptable variations to the black tie code.

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  • Not every man will want to don an evening scarf and that's acceptable.

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  • A scantily clad girl in a risqué position from the Playboy line of clothing may seem perfectly acceptable when having a beer with your pals, but it's not such a hot idea in mixed company.

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  • While silk suits are classic, there are few professional settings where they are acceptable.

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  • You can show some flair with a nice vintage tie and matching handkerchief, but gauge your workplace carefully to be sure this is acceptable.

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  • This look is also acceptable when going to lunch or dinner.

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  • While many may frown upon wearing short sleeves for business, others find it perfectly acceptable.

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  • With a relaxed style being acceptable in many areas of society, many people don't know what dressy attire is anymore.

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  • For audiences, this was all perfectly acceptable.

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  • By knowing what is acceptable to wear for different occasions, you will always look fashionable and stylish.

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  • What is considered acceptable can varying depending on the occasion, but by keeping the essentials on hand, you will always be prepared and have the necessary pieces in your wardrobe.

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  • However, if you are going to an upscale restaurant, you will need to be dressed in a certain way in order to look acceptable.

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  • A cummerbund or waistcoat is acceptable as well.

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  • The key to being stylish is knowing what is considered acceptable and always being dressed appropriately for the event you plan to attend.

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  • If you order a tie and it's not what you expected at all, be sure the retailer has an acceptable return policy.

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  • Staying cool while still paying attention to style is absolutely acceptable, especially where there is no air conditioning.

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  • T-shirts are acceptable when the dress code is extremely casual, but isn't presentable for the office environment.

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  • What would be acceptable casual chic dress?

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  • Although perceptions about what clothing is appropriate when have shifted radically, with fashion rules becoming less stringent over time, it's still useful to know the acceptable after 5 attire for men.

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  • Most places won't turn you away if that's how you're dressed, but if acceptable after 5 attire is specified, you should adhere to that dress code.

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  • Note that if your pants are dark, your socks should be in the same color family, but don't necessarily have to be the same color (a cocoa colored sock is acceptable with a dark brown pant, for example).

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  • In all other cases, it's perfectly acceptable to wear shades within the same color family.

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  • White socks are certainly acceptable when they are worn with athletic shoes, but don't make the mistake of pairing them with a pair of crisp trousers and sleek dress shoes!

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  • Although shorts are still usually considered inappropriate for casual Fridays, a longer short is more acceptable in other areas where a shorter short would be frowned upon.

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  • While such shorts were once in fashion, they were often considered not entirely acceptable unless one was very young, very athletic or both.

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  • Old jeans and flip-flops are not acceptable, but new jeans without holes might be allowed, provided they are not low-riders.

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  • The top hat was the only style acceptable for parties and other formal events - this persisted well into the 20th century.

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  • A snowflake or two is completely acceptable for everyday wear if placed on a single, slim line across the sweater's chest, for example.

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  • Though polo shirts are definitely more formal than T-shirts, that still doesn't render them acceptable for actual formal occasions.

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  • However, with the advent of tee shirt printing (especially for sports and rock concerts) it became more and more acceptable to wear cotton tee shirts alone as casual wear.

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  • The other five percent of the components must be from a list of acceptable non-organic substances.

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  • It is acceptable for vegans and vegetarians and has been given awards by Allergy UK for being a safe and effective product for people with allergies.

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  • It's also acceptable to use a gift bag or a baby product, such as a baby bathtub or diaper pail, as the container.

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  • There are certain vitamins and supplements that are acceptable.

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  • Farmers must use acceptable organic fertilizers.

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  • Hoodies don't complement everything, and they're rarely acceptable at work.

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  • Modern brides have much more leeway in planning their weddings, from what they want to wear to the colors that are acceptable.

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  • Wearing them underneath long skirts that hit mid-calf or lower is fashionably acceptable, but avoid wearing them with shorter skirts.

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  • Many plus size models have become big names in recent decades, as the industry and media have made it more acceptable to be a woman of size.

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  • Bigger women are often told their figures are not acceptable and that they should remain as covered up as possible, but being plus sized does not mean you are neither healthy nor sexy.

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  • In light of the pervasive problem, campaigns are springing up on several industry-related fronts to change the current philosophy that super-thin and tall is the only acceptable standard of beauty.

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  • With today's generally casual style acceptable for many events, you may find yourself wondering what kind of dress you need to buy when it comes to buying a formal dress.

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  • The precise type of dress to wear has some wiggle room, as a ball gown rather than an evening gown is expected by some hosts, while others find an evening gown totally acceptable.

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  • Prom is an exciting time for buying a dress because any cut or style of evening dress is acceptable.

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  • The old "leggings as pants" routine is perhaps acceptable for very young girls, but is generally not flattering to adults.

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  • The Mayo Clinic states that the acceptable alcohol limit to be consumed in any one day by a female is one drink; two for males.

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  • When the student's actions constitute a serious breach of acceptable behavior, he or she may be suspended or transferred to another school.

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  • If you are in a pinch and the turkey is not completely thawed, the cold-water method is acceptable.

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  • Should you be running marathons and traveling the world, or is it acceptable to lead a quieter life?

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  • If you find yourself having a hard time adjusting to your older body, it's perfectly acceptable to seek counseling.

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  • Long hair, short hair, grey hair and colored hair are all acceptable choices.

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  • The typical silver bob or petite perm is no longer the only acceptable option.

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  • Too much time in bed is not acceptable any more so than not spending enough time in bed.

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  • Note too that Vision Direct states that these contacts are more than acceptable for those who suffer from dry eyes.

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  • Less expensive brands are perfectly acceptable for casual riders, though an experienced biker who travels extensively with his motorcycle may want to consider a pricier style for its higher quality and better construction.

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  • If you are making a backup copy of your own game, some say that this is perfectly acceptable.

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  • The sharing of public domain and free license games through this manner is perfectly acceptable and well within the realm of legality, but the sharing of copyright material is not.

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  • If you're comfortable with the content of the related television series, the video game violence here should be acceptable as well.

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  • The voice acting is acceptable, but it would have been nice if the music library was a little expanded.

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  • Acceptable - These games have usually been tested and will work in your system.

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  • The company just grins and takes it, saying some losses are acceptable and that in the end it'll all pay off.

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  • For intance, having white wine with a steak is perfectly acceptable, especially if you've selected a big, oaky Chardonnay; however, if you are serving a delicately flavored white wine, the steak might overpower it.

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  • Paint should be bright, although some crazing or hairline cracks in the glaze of most jars is acceptable.

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  • If you really fall in love with Art Deco, it is perfectly acceptable (trendy even) to make this style the central design element of your home.

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  • Some crazing (crackly finish) is acceptable but watch for cracks.

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  • For example, crazing on very old porcelain is acceptable; however chips and cracks are not.

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  • Shelf wear is acceptable if it is light but can really bring the value down if there is too much.

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  • As it is not likely that you'll carry along a bag of charcoal when you go backpacking, it's fine to choose a grill that isn't acceptable for charcoal usage if you only plan to use it in the backcountry.

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  • Having tantrums is a normal part of growing up; however, they are not socially acceptable behavior.

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  • In fact, the department of Housing and Urban Development was created specifically to give low-income families the access to quality housing and the means to renovate the homes back to an acceptable condition.

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  • The funds for the down payment can also be gifted, whereas this is not generally acceptable with conventional mortgage loans.

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  • It is perfectly acceptable to dress up the ornaments to suit your tastes.

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  • As you develop your birthing plan, it is important to decide what types of interventions are acceptable and which you would like to avoid.

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  • However, this doesn't mean that uncontrolled sibling rivalry is acceptable.

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  • Physical and/or emotional abuse is never acceptable.

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  • While the old adage "nine months on, nine months off" is fine for most women when it comes to losing the baby weight, it is not acceptable for most celebrities.

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  • If you're conflicted about returning to work after having your baby, you may find yourself wondering if it's acceptable to quit your job after your maternity leave is up.

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  • Cypress is acceptable for use after five months.

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  • To get in as a normal member, all you need to do is start submitting acceptable reviews or comments to the website.

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  • It was a combination of the rise of the crafts movement and the clothing revolution that made such revealing swimwear acceptable.

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  • This makes them easily acceptable for school dress codes, days of playing contact sports at a picnic or just throwing them on over a swimsuit during a trip to the local pool.

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  • Be respectful of others and know what is considered acceptable before you wear your bikini in public.

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  • If you both know what is or is not acceptable before you go shopping, you're more likely to enjoy the experience.

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  • Many public pools, and beaches set their own standards about what is acceptable attire, and some of the more daring men's and women's suits may not be welcome at every location.

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  • For decades, there was just one type of mature swimsuit considered "acceptable" for older women, and that was a suit with a skirt attached.

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  • Nearly as scandalous, the thong still covered just enough skin to make it acceptable in wider circles than the monokini had.

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  • A fold at the shin, knee, thigh or even hip are all perfectly acceptable.

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  • Many public swimming venues post guidelines about what is considered acceptable or "decent" swimwear, and truly skimpy bikinis are often not welcome.

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  • One piece swimsuits are always popular, and modest swimsuits are still regarded as the only acceptable swimwear by a great cross-section of society.

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  • The racier Speedo-style suit isn't always acceptable in all countries, but trunks always are.

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  • Some public swimming venues have strict rules about what they find acceptable swimwear, so it's a good idea to check ahead with wherever you plan to wear your suit.

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  • These individuals are not concerned about jokes or cautionary tales; they are proud and having a great time rather than covering up and eating nothing but carrot sticks in the hopes of becoming "acceptable".

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  • While it would be considered a modest swimsuit by modern standards, it was widely credited at the time with legitimizing the bikini and making it acceptable, even though the aforementioned style had been around since 1946.

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  • It was preferred for parties when it was still considered not quite acceptable for a shirtless man to be associating with a group of women.

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  • However, since the swimsuit style's introduction in the 1960s, it's become more acceptable for the average woman to wear in public.

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  • These suits usually come in a mesh or lace fabric that may look beautiful, but won't be acceptable at any public swimming facility.

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  • A mid-calf length dress can make you look shorter while a long dress is perfectly acceptable.

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  • Although Coco Chanel made the fashion of women in slacks more acceptable, it's Chanel dresses which receive a lot of attention at each season's runway shows.

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  • It had only recently become acceptable for women to smoke - and many people still didn't like to see it - and a flapper not only smoked, but looked great doing it.

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  • It had become acceptable for women to engage in sports and even dash about town, and they needed the clothes to do it right.

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  • It is possible to wear a sheath with a matching jacket, but if you are on your lunch hour, and running downstairs for a cup of coffee, it's perfectly acceptable to go without it.

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  • We owe this fashionable wonder to Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, who adopted the color and transformed it into something more acceptable than just mourning-wear.

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  • It's perfectly acceptable to choose white after labor day, especially when you choose a shade in ivory or bone for the winter months.

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  • Never have neon colors been more relevant than during the 80s, when everything from acid green to electric yellow somehow had an acceptable time and place.

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  • For many decades, it just was not socially acceptable for women to wear jeans.

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  • Pant suits were not acceptable for the well-dressed lady heading out in the 50s.

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  • Choose a large watch studded with rhinestones or other gems for an practical accessory that's always acceptable.

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  • Since there are as many options for long sleeved styles as there are for short sleeved or sleeveless styles as far as design and skirt lengths go, there's almost no event where it would not be acceptable to keep your arms covered.

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  • Don't wear your hot pink and black zebra print cardigan to your conservative work environment if you're not completely sure it's acceptable.

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  • Though halter tops in general are not known for being acceptable to wear just anywhere, halter top-style cocktail dresses are generally fine to wear.

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  • Cotton or cotton blends in soft colors are acceptable.

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  • Although this is the standard style, sportier tennis shoes styles are also acceptable.

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  • However, linen does tend to crease, so it's perfectly acceptable to opt for a nylon/rayon finish instead.

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  • While units at the lower price points may be acceptable for home or office use, restaurants and other commercial establishments will likely need the durability and features provided by the costlier options.

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  • Not sure if Aunt Mary's latest play is an acceptable word?

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  • The Official Scrabble Brand Word-Finder - Not a dictionary per se, but this handy book contains the words which are acceptable under Scrabble rules, formatted to help a player build words from his or her available tiles.

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  • While some people have had acceptable results using bamboo sticks in their homemade reed diffusers, genuine reeds will work better if you are using an essential oil fragrance base.

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  • Therefore, aspects of candles that were acceptable, such as the creation of smoke when the candle is burning or unpleasant smells, are no longer desirable.

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  • Any color or texture of hair is acceptable to make wigs, with the exception of bleached hair.

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  • No longer is this method possible or even acceptable.

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  • This is no longer an acceptable means of documenting donations.

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  • Gifts of cash, real estate, stocks and securities are all acceptable donations to fund an endowment.

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  • Therefore, it's perfectly acceptable to celebrate anytime during the month of July.

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  • A few inches smaller or larger is acceptable, but the skirt will look out of proportion if it is too large or small for the tree.

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  • However, if that is the point of the party, it is perfectly acceptable.

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  • Since the elite still wanted to have a good time, they developed costume parties that discouraged the use of masks and termed them "fancy dress" balls, so as to broadcast to everyone that these were fun, but socially acceptable, parties.

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  • Today, the term is used for any sort of costume event, and any sort of costume is acceptable, unless of course there is a theme.

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  • Gypsies did not tend to roam the Middle East, for one, and more importantly, the only part of a woman's body that was acceptable to be on display was the bosom.

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  • Tinkerbell is barefoot, but again, ballet flats or even sandals are acceptable to finish off the costume.

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  • These are also the sort of events where being an "evil" fairy is acceptable and you can play with that look as well.

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  • While the serious attendees wear something new every year, it's perfectly acceptable to just wear the same fabulous gown, perhaps with different accessories.

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  • A sarong is also acceptable - anything that looks tropical, even if it isn't strictly Hawaiian, is always going to be fine for a non-island luau unless the invitation states otherwise.

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  • With black Converse sneakers and a parka or the brown jacket mentioned above, you have a perfectly acceptable Bella look.

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  • Online dating has become increasingly socially acceptable since the start of the new millennium.

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  • This form of dating has become more than just culturally acceptable over the last decade; it has become one of the most popular methods for forming connections.

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  • In an age when online dating has become culturally acceptable, there are now myriads of dating sites offering promises of a solid match.

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  • Behaviors that would not be acceptable anywhere else in the public world - such as using explicitly sexual language without knowing whether it's welcome - are the norm for many online daters.

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  • Will a jacket and tie be required, or is a business casual look acceptable?

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  • The fact that I am educated and I have a classy approach to life makes me even less "acceptable."

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  • Let's say that marriage is out of the question for this guy and his alternative is not acceptable to you.

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  • Although it is acceptable to leave without a note, especially in violent cases, some people find note writing therapeutic.

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  • While diamonds are the traditional stone for a wedding engagement ring, any stone is acceptable.

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  • In that case, both printed and e-mail announcements are acceptable.

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  • This is an acceptable practice and serves as a reminder of both the change in the couple's relationship as well as associated events.

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  • If the couple is using email as a preliminary notice (in place of a phone call or in-person announcement), a quick note is acceptable as well.

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  • When sending mailed photographs, both snapshots and professional photographs are acceptable, but be sure both the bride- and groom-to-be are shown in their best light.

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  • For smaller budgets, an afternoon party is acceptable, perhaps as a tea or simply a small gathering with casual refreshments.

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  • If specific engagement greeting cards cannot be found, it is perfectly acceptable (and perhaps more personal and meaningful) to print or create a customized card to suit the occasion.

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  • Classic items are almost always appropriate, but funny engagement gifts can sometimes be acceptable as well.

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  • Gift registries are a popular wedding tool favored by couples and guests alike, and many newly engaged couples wonder whether or not a registry is acceptable for engagement gifts.

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  • The key to keeping a registry acceptable is to avoid promoting it - the couple should not include registry information with engagement announcements or engagement party invitations, for example.

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  • Some jobs, for example, would not be conducive to wearing a two-carat stone, but a band with smaller diamonds would be acceptable.

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  • However, today it is also acceptable for friends, parents of the groom, family friends or extended family to host an engagement party.

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  • For a backyard picnic, a phone call or email would be acceptable.

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  • Any other finger, including the ring finger of the right hand is acceptable.

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  • However, it is perfectly acceptable to provide a general timeframe, such as "a fall wedding is planned," or to say that a date has not been set.

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  • At LoveToKnow Freelance Writing, we'll show you how to find freelance job opportunities in online Web writing, set your rates for freelance copywriting gigs, and work out an acceptable ghost writing contract.

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  • When looking for freelance writing jobs online, keep in mind that new opportunities are posted on a daily basis and overworked clients will often go with the first applicant who can show an acceptable portfolio.

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  • It's perfectly acceptable if you've never been published before; every freelance writer needs to start somewhere.

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  • One common area of confusion among new freelance writers is whether or not it's acceptable to submit the same query letter to several different publications in hopes of increasing your odds of landing an assignment.

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  • The manner in which such costs will be reimbursed should be included in the agreement, as well as procedures for determining what types of expenses are acceptable.

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  • Whatever process works for you is acceptable.

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  • Properly attributed quotes from others are acceptable, however.

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  • You may find it helpful to keep a list of the acceptable foods in order to aid good choices when shopping or dining out.

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  • Typically, small sample size bottles of shampoo and hygiene products are acceptable.

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  • When measuring the luggage, be sure to include the wheels and the handle as it will have to fit into the sizing compartment the airline provides to be acceptable and you can't detach the wheels and handle to put it in there.

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  • Both methods are correct and acceptable.

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  • It's perfectly acceptable to show interest in a Virgo man, just try to do so discreetly, since you don't want to embarrass him.

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  • Leaving dishes in the sink and tossing newspapers onto the coffee table might be perfectly acceptable for Gemini, but Virgos crave order.

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  • A clear understanding of what is or is not acceptable to their parents and a voice in making clothing selections within the family budget prepares teen girls to make good buying choices throughout their lives.

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  • If someone does not respond at all it is perfectly acceptable to follow up with a phone call, especially if you are paying for the party by head.

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  • This age group can handle more detailed explanations, so more complicated birthday parties are acceptable.

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  • Whether or not this object is acceptable depends on a specific rule.

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  • For each round of the game, one player gets to make up the rule for what objects are acceptable and unacceptable for admission to the party.

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  • In less rigid districts, students are given choices from several acceptable options.

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  • It is certainly acceptable to provide your child with a warning, but make it count.

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  • A child who does not hear curse words cannot repeat them (unless mispronouncing an acceptable word).

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  • Explain to your child why the word is not acceptable and offer him or her alternatives for venting frustration.

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  • But what about other words which are often offensive but have become more acceptable?

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  • However, if the gift you are giving isn't toy related, a gift that can be enjoyed by a child once he or she has matured, such as a savings bond, may be perfectly acceptable.

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  • Shoes-Your school system may list a variety of acceptable shoe styles, such as tennis shoes or loafers.

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  • Parents and caregivers can try using a free behavior chart to print to help young children behave in acceptable ways.

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  • During the tender school years, kids are very impressionable and look to their peers for what's acceptable in both fashion and dress.

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  • Explain to them that practical jokes which could get them in trouble in school simply aren't acceptable.

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  • Despite the following proven benefits, formula has come a long way and is a more than acceptable alternative to breast milk.

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  • You can find the best deals in the world, but if you find out that the clothes you purchased aren't acceptable by your local school board, you've just wasted a lot of money.

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  • Some parents feel that cartoon violence is acceptable, while others draw the line at shows depicting murder.

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  • Each family needs to decide what type of violence, if any, is acceptable.

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  • Each family needs to decide what's acceptable and what's not, and convey that message to children, not just with words, but with actions as well.

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  • You feel that spanking your child is acceptable for certain behavior violations.

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  • Following the viewing recommendations that correspond with MPAA ratings can help parents make informed decisions about which films are acceptable for children to watch, but the system certainly isn't foolproof.

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  • Additionally, potentially objectionable subject matter, such as violence, nudity, sex, profanity, and other topics might be perceived by some parents as acceptable in some contexts and completely inappropriate in others.

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  • They will be able make decisions about what is acceptable for their children to watch based on their own values and knowledge about what their kids can handle.

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  • They can then make informed decisions about what is appropriate and what is not acceptable.

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  • Parents who don't want to leave the decisions about which movies are acceptable for their children to watch up to the Motion Picture Association of America can benefit greatly from utilizing the Kids in Mind family movie ratings service.

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  • For example, if a child wants to see a certain movie, a parent can look at the rating to quickly determine whether the movie is acceptable for their child.

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  • There is no mild language in the film and many of the themes in the movie are acceptable for people of all ages.

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  • A PG film rating indicates that the film is not acceptable for all ages and that "parental guidance" is recommended in deciding if the film is appropriate for a child.

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  • Most importantly, after investigations were conducted by a variety of paranormal groups using many different methods, no one was able to come up with an acceptable explanation for the apparition that appeared in this video.

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  • Although it's perfectly acceptable to negotiate with the company providing your life insurance, you do need to be honest.

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  • In an age of ever expanding technology, using e-cards for what were once very formal, ritualistic events is becoming more acceptable.

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  • Everything else is technically a "want" - new laptop computer, cell phone, iPod, European vacation, etc. Frugal people understand that needs must be attended to before it's acceptable to spend money on other items.

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  • Instead of using only a name-brand laundry detergent, for example, would you achieve acceptable results from a lower-priced or generic brand?

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  • When searching for Arkansas zoo coupons, it's also important to check for other zoo policies, such as hours of operation and acceptable payment methods.

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  • It's perfectly acceptable to involve elementary school students in the household budgeting process.

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  • It's no easy task trying to come up with nutritious yet affordable meals that will be acceptable to a picky toddler, a teenage athlete with a bottomless appetite, and a husband who may be reluctant to step outside his culinary comfort zone.

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  • Most teachers in elementary schools use communal supplies, so you don't need to have crayons in the original box in order for them to be acceptable.

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  • What one person considers acceptable behavior, another may find embarrassing or a poor use of time.

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  • Each state will have a list of acceptable identification proof.

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  • Whether this is acceptable depends on office policy.

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  • Casual shoes call for casual clothes, so save your Lacostes for the beach, the barbeque, or anywhere else where casual attire is acceptable.

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