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politeness
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
politeness /pə'laitnis/
  • danh từ
    • sự lễ phép, sự lễ độ; sự lịch sự, sự lịch thiệp
Concise Dictionary
pə'laɪtnɪs
noun
+a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
+the act of showing regard for others

Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

common, conventional
It's no more than common politeness to hear what she has to say.
| formal | social | natural
Her natural politeness could not hide the distress in her voice.
| exaggerated, excessive

PREP.

out of ~
They accepted the food more out of politeness than because they were hungry.
| with ~
They greeted their visitor with formal politeness.

PHRASES

a veneer of politeness
His veneer of politeness concealed a ruthless determination.



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