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pleasantry

noun [C usually pl]  /ˈplez·ən·tri/ us  
a polite remark, usually made by people when they first meet to show they are friendly: The officials shook hands and exchanged pleasantries about the weather before getting down to business.
Translations of “pleasantry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 客套話, 打趣的話…
in Russian любезность, вежливое замечание…
in Turkish hoş/güzel söz, takılma, lâtife…
in Chinese (Simplified) 客套话, 打趣的话…
in Polish uprzejmość…
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