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courteous 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈkərtēəs/,
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Polite, respectful, or considerate in manner,
  1. Polite, respectful, or considerate in manner


  1. exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
  2. characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
  3. (courteously) politely: in a polite manner; "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"
  4. Etiquette (pronounced [eti'ket]) is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class, or group. The French word étiquette, signifying ticket (of admission, etc.) first appeared in English in 1750.
  5. Showing regard or thought for others; especially, displaying good manners or etiquette
  6. (courteousness) The characteristic of being courteous