Definition of “politely” - English Dictionary

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“politely” in British English

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uk /pəˈlaɪ us /pəˈlaɪ

B1 in a polite way:

He told them politely to leave him in peace.

without enthusiasm:

The audience clapped politely.

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(Definition of “politely” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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