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decency

US [ˈdis(ə)nsi]
UK [ˈdiːs(ə)nsi]
  • n.正派;得体;彬彬有礼;礼仪
  • Web体面;庄重;礼貌
Plural Form:decencies  
decency
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n.
1.
[u]
正派;得体;彬彬有礼honest, polite behaviour that follows accepted moral standards and shows respect for others
Her behaviour showed a total lack of common decency .
她的举止显示她连起码的礼节都不懂。
Have you no sense of decency ?
你礼貌都不懂吗?
He might have had the decency to apologize.
他其实应该道个歉的。
2.
[pl]
礼仪;行为准则standards of behaviour in society that people think are acceptable
the basic decencies of civilized society
文明社会的基本行为准则

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