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English definition of “urbane”


adjective     /ɜːˈbeɪn/ US  /ɝː-/ approving
(especially of a man) confident, comfortable, and polite in social situations: Herschel was an urbane, kindly, and generous man.ExperiencedPolite and respectfulPolite and respectful urbanely     /-li/ adverb urbanity     /-ˈbæn.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈbæn.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
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