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  • 1Suitable — Suit a*ble, a. Capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted; as, ornaments suitable to one s station; language suitable for the subject. {Suit a*ble*ness}, n. {Suit a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Syn: Proper; fitting; …

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  • 2Suitable reasonable employment — is a concept which is used in United Kingdom redundancy scenarios.It occurs when a job has been made redundant and the employer offers the redundant job holder an alternative position. If the position is within the skills and capabilities of the… …

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  • 3suitable — I adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, adapted, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, commensurate, commodious, compatible, condign, conformable,… …

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  • 4Suitable for the Orient — is a short story by author Karen Traviss. It was published in February 2003 in Asimov s Science Fiction. The story was given an honourable mention in the book, Year s Best Science Fiction #21 .Suitable for the Orient is a Science Fiction story in …

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  • 5suitable alternative employment — An offer of alternative employment following redundancy that extinguishes the right to a statutory redundancy payment if it is unreasonably refused (see section 141, ERA 1996). Related links redundancy Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US …

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  • 6suitable alternative — Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, employers have a duty where an employee is selected for redundancy to see if there is another job for him, either within that company or an associated company that might suit that person. If an offer of… …

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  • 7suitable circumstance — index chance (fortuity), opportunity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8suitable for living in — index habitable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9suitable for use — index functional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10suitable notice — index adequate notice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11suitable occasion — index opportunity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12suitable time — index occasion, opportunity, timeliness Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13suitable — 1580s, from SUIT (Cf. suit) + ABLE (Cf. able). Earlier suit like (1560s); suitly (mid 15c.) …

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  • 14suitable — *fit, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous Analogous words: *decorous, decent, seemly, proper, nice: advisable, *expedient, politic: *due, rightful, condign Antonyms: unsuitable: unbecoming …

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  • 15suitable — [adj] appropriate, acceptable advisable, applicable, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, commodious, condign, convenient, copacetic, correct, cut out for*, deserved, due, expedient, felicitous, fit, fitting, good, good enough*, handy, happy, in… …

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  • 16suitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ right or appropriate for a particular person, purpose, or situation. DERIVATIVES suitability noun suitably adverb …

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  • 17suitable — [so͞ot′ə bəl] adj. that suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt SYN. FIT1 suitability n. suitableness suitably adv …

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  • 18suitable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, prove, seem ▪ make sth ▪ The book s format makes it suitable for self study. ▪ consider sb/sth …

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  • 19suitable — adj. 1) eminently suitable 2) suitable for 3) suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at lunch?) * * * [ s(j)uːtəb(ə)l] eminently suitable suitable for suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at… …

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  • 20suitable — suit|a|ble W2S2 [ˈsu:təbəl, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adj having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation ≠ ↑unsuitable ▪ We are hoping to find a suitable school. suitable for ▪ The house is not really suitable for a large family …

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