Spanish translation of 'decency'
- (= propriety)
⇒ to have a sense of decency
tener sentido del decoro
⇒ offence against decency
atentado m contra el pudor
- (= politeness)
⇒ it is no more than common decency to let him know
hay que avisarle, aunque solo sea por una cuestión de educación
- (= kindness)
⇒ he had the decency to phone me
tuvo la amabilidad de llamarme
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Example Sentences Including 'decency'
You'd have thought common decency would keep him off the streets for a bit.In Remembrance of Rose
She'd not dreamed Cristyn would still be there; surely if the woman had any decency at all, she'd have withdrawn at once.Here Be Dragons
She didn't even have the decency to do it where there were no fifth-formers around.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
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Translation of decency from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary