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"etiquette" in British English

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etiquettenoun [U]

uk   /ˈet.ɪ.ket/  us   /ˈet̬.ɪ.kət/
the set of ​rules or ​customs that ​controlacceptedbehaviour in ​particularsocialgroups or ​socialsituations: Social etiquette ​dictates that men cannot ​sit while women are ​standing. Diplomatic etiquette ​forbidscalling for the ​death of a ​nationalleader.
(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/
the set of ​rules or ​customs that ​controlacceptedbehavior in ​particularsocialgroups or ​socialsituations
(Definition of etiquette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"etiquette" in Business English

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etiquettenoun [U]

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