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polite

adjective  /pəˈlɑɪt/ us  
behaving in a way that is socially correct and shows respect for other people’s feelings: She was too polite to point out my mistake.
politely
adverb  /pəˈlɑɪt·li/ us  
He politely asked them to leave.
politeness
noun [U]  /pəˈlɑɪt·nəs/ us  
With unfailing politeness he answered their questions.
Translations of “polite”
in Korean 공손한, 예의바른…
in Arabic مُؤَدَّب…
in French poli…
in Turkish kibar, nazik, terbiyeli…
in Italian educato, cortese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有禮貌的, 斯文的,文雅的…
in Russian вежливый…
in Polish uprzejmy, grzeczny…
in Spanish educado…
in Portuguese educado, atencioso…
in German höflich…
in Catalan educat, atent, correcte…
in Japanese 礼儀正しい, 丁寧な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有礼貌的, 斯文的,文雅的…
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