decency Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “decency” in the English Dictionary

"decency" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈdiː.sə
[U] behaviour that is good, ​moral, and ​acceptable in ​society: a ​sense of decency [+ to infinitive] She didn't ​even have the decency toapologize.the decencies [plural] UK old-fashioned the ​acceptable or ​expectedways of doing something: I ​hate going to ​funerals, but you must observe the decencies (= it is something you should do).
(Definition of decency from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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decencynoun [U]

 us   /ˈdi·sən·si/
behavior that is good, ​moral and ​acceptable in ​society: [+ to infinitive] She didn’t ​even have the decency to ​apologize.
(Definition of decency from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “decency”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正直,正派, 正经…
in Turkish edeb, dürüstlük, ahlak…
in Russian вежливость, порядочность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正直,正派, 正經…
in Polish przyzwoitość…
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