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courteousadjective

uk   /ˈkɜː.ti.əs/  us   /ˈkɝː.t̬i-/
(Definition of courteous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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courteousadjective

 us   /kɜr·t̬i·əs/
polite and ​showingrespect: The ​ticketclerk was courteous and ​helpful.
(Definition of courteous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “courteous”
in Korean 공손한…
in Arabic لَبِق, دَمِث…
in Malaysian sopan…
in French poli…
in Russian любезный, учтивый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有禮貌的, 謙恭有禮的…
in Italian cortese…
in Turkish kibar, saygılı, nazik…
in Polish uprzejmy…
in Spanish amable, educado, cortés…
in Vietnamese lịch sự…
in Portuguese cortês…
in Thai สุภาพนอบน้อม…
in German höflich…
in Catalan cortès…
in Japanese 礼儀正しい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有礼貌的, 谦恭有礼的…
in Indonesian sopan…
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