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polite

US [pəˈlaɪt]
UK [pə'laɪt]
  • adj.有礼貌的;客气的;儒雅的;应酬的
  • Web有教养的
Comparative Degree:politer  Superlative:politest  
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adj.
1.
有礼貌的;客气的;儒雅的having or showing good manners and respect for the feelings of others
Please be polite to our guests.
请礼貌待客。
We were all too polite to object.
我们都太客气了,没有反对。
2.
应酬的;礼节性的;客套的socially correct but not always sincere
I don't know how to make polite conversation .
我不晓得怎么说应酬话。
The performance was greeted with polite applause.
这场演出得到了礼貌性的掌声。
3.
[obn]
上流社会的from a class of society that believes it is better than others
‘Bum’ is not a word we use in polite company.
“屁股”可不是我们当着文雅人的面说的字眼。

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