respectability noun

ADJ. international The country has again achieved international respectability after years of isolation. | bourgeois, middle-class, working-class | academic, intellectual, political, scientific

VERB + RESPECTABILITY achieve, gain The theory has now gained scientific respectability. | give sth

PHRASES an air/a facade/a veneer of respectability

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