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Dictionary definition for: Polite

1. (a) showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

2. (s) marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech" "cultured Bostonians" "cultured tastes" "a genteel old lady" "polite society"

3. (a) not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn''t like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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