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polite

adjective uk   /pəˈlaɪt/ us  
A2 behaving in a way that is socially correct and shows understanding of and care for other people's feelings: I'm afraid I wasn't very polite to her. She sent me a polite letter thanking me for my invitation. He was too polite to point out my mistake. socially correct rather than friendly: polite conversationpolite society/company old-fashioned or humorous people who have been taught how to behave in a socially correct way: Sex never used to be discussed in polite society.
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noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Traducciones de “polite”
en coreano 공손한, 예의바른…
en árabe مُؤَدَّب…
en francés poli…
en turco kibar, nazik, terbiyeli…
en italiano educato, cortese…
en chino (tradicionál) 有禮貌的, 斯文的,文雅的…
en ruso вежливый…
en polaco uprzejmy, grzeczny…
en español educado…
en portugués educado, atencioso…
en alemán höflich…
en catalán educat, atent, correcte…
en japonés 礼儀正しい, 丁寧な…
en chino (simplificado) 有礼貌的, 斯文的,文雅的…
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