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English definition of “courteous”

courteous

adjective uk   /ˈkɜː.ti.əs/ us    /ˈkɝː.t̬i-/
C2 polite and showing respect: Although she often disagreed with me, she was always courteous.
courteously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He's always behaved courteously toward my family.
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