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Turkish translation of “polite”

polite

adjective     /pəˈlaɪt/
A2 behaving in a way that is not rude and shows that you do not only think about yourself
kibar, nazik, terbiyeli, edebli
She was too polite to point out my mistake.Polite and respectfulPolite and respectfulManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
politely adverb B1
kibarca
He thanked them politely.
politeness noun [U] B2
kibarlık
(Definition of polite adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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