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"etiquette" in British English

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etiquettenoun [U]

uk   /ˈet.ɪ.ket/ us   /ˈet̬.ɪ.kɪt/
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.
(Definition of etiquette from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"etiquette" in American English

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etiquettenoun [U]

us   /ˈet̬·ə·kət/
(Definition of etiquette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"etiquette" in Business English

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etiquettenoun [U]

uk   /ˈetɪket/ us  
a set of rules that helps people understand how they should behave in particular business or professional situations: A report into corporate culture in Britain highlights how there has been a decline in all areas of business etiquette.
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Translations of “etiquette”
in Vietnamese nghi thức…
in Spanish etiqueta, protocolo…
in Malaysian etiket…
in Thai มารยาท…
in French convenances…
in German gute Umgangsformen (pl.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禮儀,禮節, 規範,規矩…
in Russian этикет…
in Turkish görgü kuralları, adabı muaşeret kaideleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 礼仪,礼节, 规范,规矩…
in Indonesian sopan santun, etiket…
in Polish etykieta…
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