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pleasantry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈplezəntri/
a polite thing that you say when you meet someone: [usually plural] They exchanged pleasantries about the weather.Informal talking and conversation
Translations of “pleasantry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 客套話, 打趣的話…
in Russian любезность, вежливое замечание…
in Turkish hoş/güzel söz, takılma, lâtife…
in Chinese (Simplified) 客套话, 打趣的话…
in Polish uprzejmość…
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