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noun [C] (also curtsey)     /ˈkɜː US  /ˈkɝːt-/
a movement in which a girl or woman bends quickly at the knees, with one foot in front of the other, especially to show respect: She gave a curtsy before presenting the flowers to the princess.Physical gestures of respect
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