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nicety

noun uk   /ˈnaɪ.sə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
[C] a detail or small difference that is only obvious after careful thought: They spent a lot of time arguing about legal niceties. We don't bother with all the social niceties here. [U] formal the fact that something is based on very slight differences
Translations of “nicety”
in Chinese (Traditional) 細節, 細微的差別, 微妙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细节, 细微的差别, 微妙…
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