Now it needs a respectable centre-right party.”
This stability was sustained by an uneven but respectable economic growth.
Instead, the black market gave way to a quasi-respectable, if mostly unregulated, scene.
Unless you call 52 per cent of British voters racist, there was respectable argument about national sovereignty too.
“He was one of the people who made the problem of consciousness respectable again,” Paul says.
One of the ways the company could do this, he said, was through “acting as a respectable corporate citizen.”
The merchants and tradesmen of the prosperous middle class demanded that literature be respectable and sensible.
You could write an equally respectable survey of the state of modern capitalism by telling the story of a dozen family firms.
JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, an economist, once quipped that “the only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.”
Essentially, if you'd like to close the business deal and refurnish your mahogany library, this is where you'd go for some respectable deals.
At a time when actresses were still associated with prostitutes, Siddons took pains to lead an exemplary life as a respectable married woman.
However, it has two large airports – Charlotte-Douglas and Raleigh-Durham, an extensive rail network and a respectable selection of seagoing ports.
That is true—although it should be said that several respectable branches of physics, such as meteorology, are not much good at prediction, either.
The first female leader of the Liberal Democrats, or any of its antecedent parties, fought a clean campaign against Sir Ed Davey, who put in a respectable performance.
Adam Stone, the chief investment officer for healthcare and biotech specialist Perceptive Advisors, said valuations in those sectors have mostly stayed in a respectable range.
Rubenhold says: "While separation among the working classes was not uncommon, it spelled the end of the woman’s respectable status among the ‘morally-minded’ of her community.
By having an official and unofficial Leave campaign, there was the ability to offer a respectable (sovereignty) and less respectable (migrant scum) argument simultaneously.”
But shortly thereafter Popper met Tarski who convinced him that the correspondence theory of truth was philosophically respectable, and this liberated him to declare that truth, or truth-likeness was the object of the scientific enterprise (LSD: 273n).
Given all the pre-season pessimism, and the lukewarm reception he received after succeeding the popular Rafael Benitez on Tyneside, Bruce has done a highly respectable job in consolidating Newcastle, especially with takeover talk a constant sub-plot to his work these days.
It's a story that has ricocheted around the echo chambers of the far right, from conspiracy-oriented internet kooks like Infowars' Alex Jones to semi-respectable media tribunes and radio talk-show hosts to the very highest reaches of the administration itself, including President Trump.
- deserving of esteem and respect
Example: all respectable companies give guarantees
- characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
Example: a respectable woman
- large in amount or extent or degree
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