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English definition of “tactful”

tactful

adjective     /ˈtækt.fəl/
C2 careful not to say or do anything that could upset someone: Mentioning his baldness wasn't very tactful.Kind and thoughtful tactfully     /-i/ adverb Kind and thoughtful
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