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etiquette

noun [U] uk   /ˈet.ɪ.ket/ us    /ˈet̬.ɪ.kət/
the set of rules or customs that control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations: Social etiquette dictates that men cannot sit while women are standing. Diplomatic etiquette forbids calling for the death of a national leader.
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