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    polite - Dictionary definition and meaning for word polite

    Definition
    (adj) showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc. Definition
    (adj) marked by refinement in taste and manners
    Example Sentence
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society
    Definition
    (adj) not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    Synonyms : civil
    Example Sentence
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil
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