Meaning of “etiquette” in the English Dictionary

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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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(Definition of “etiquette” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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