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etiquette

noun [U] uk   /ˈet.ɪ.ket/  us   /ˈet̬.ɪ.kət/
the set of rules or customs that control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations: Social etiquette dictates that men cannot sit while women are standing. Diplomatic etiquette forbids calling for the death of a national leader.
Translations of “etiquette”
in Vietnamese nghi thức…
in Spanish etiqueta, protocolo…
in Thai มารยาท…
in Malaysian etiket…
in French convenances…
in German gute Umgangsformen (pl.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禮儀,禮節, 規範,規矩…
in Indonesian sopan santun, etiket…
in Russian этикет…
in Turkish görgü kuralları, adabı muaşeret kaideleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 礼仪,礼节, 规范,规矩…
in Polish etykieta…
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