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urbane

adjective
 
 
/ɜːˈbeɪn/ US  /ɝː-/ approving
(especially of a man) confident, comfortable and polite in social situations
(尤指男子)从容自信的,温文尔雅的
John Herschel was an urbane, kindly and generous man.
约翰‧赫舍尔这个人温文尔雅、友善慷慨。
ExperiencedPolite and respectfulPolite and respectful
urbanely
 
 
/ɜːˈbeɪn.li/ US  /ɝː-/ adverb
urbanity
 
 
/ɜːˈbæn.ɪ.ti/ US  /ɝːˈbæn.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
(Definition of urbane from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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