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Bridesmaids is a riot of bad behaviour and brutal candour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He spoke of those aspects with great candour and warmth. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)With typical candour, she admits she now feels guilty over what they had to go through. The Sun (2013)It's brutal candour that destroys them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As well as the unusual candour of its writing, much of its appeal was in its contemporary feel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her candour is certainly unusual. The Sun (2014)This is something that has to be addressed with honesty and candour if the family justice system is not to suffer further loss of public confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With a candour that is unusual in most CVs, he details some of his failures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is a memoir full of candour, honesty, love and pain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then, discuss them with your typical Aries candour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And he was to tell the story of it with disarming candour in Glory Glory! Times, Sunday Times (2010)He can sing a little, then, and talk with unusual candour for a man in his job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'candour'
British English: candour NOUN
Candour is the quality of speaking honestly and openly about things.
...a brash, forceful man, noted both for his candour and his quick temper.
Definition of candour from the Collins English Dictionary
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