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decorous

adjective uk   /ˈdek.ə.rəs/  us   /-ɚ.əs/ formal
behaving politely and in a controlled way: His manner, as ever, was decorous.
decorously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “decorous”
in Vietnamese đứng đắn…
in Spanish decoroso…
in Thai เหมาะสม…
in Malaysian sopan…
in French digne…
in German anständig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉止文明的,彬彬有禮的, 端莊的…
in Indonesian sopan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 举止文明的,彬彬有礼的, 端庄的…
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