Definition of 'courtesy'
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Getting there from the town involves a taxi or the hotel's courtesy bus up a very steep hill. The Sun (2016)I emailed to complain on May 19 but have not yet had the courtesy of a reply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other perks courtesy of the taxpayer include a coveted free parking space. The Sun (2010)All the work will be done free and a courtesy car provided when needed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are also paid for providing courtesy cars. The Sun (2013)These meetings were far from idiosyncrasies or mere courtesy calls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What about some common courtesy or a bit of mobile etiquette? Times, Sunday Times (2009)That led to another bogey courtesy of a misdirected chip and insipid putt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was courtesy and consideration and manners. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)You are then more likely to treat each other with courtesy and respect. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The other players had left the hotel earlier in courtesy cars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The courtesy call was far from out of the blue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was just to show my appreciation and some common courtesy. The Sun (2010)The skirmishes are conducted with the utmost courtesy and subtlety, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One came courtesy of two goals in added time, the other via a penalty shootout. The Sun (2007)He understood the importance of table manners, as a way to teach courtesy and social skills. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first eye-catching piece of footwork came courtesy of the visiting team. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company provides courtesy cars to get drivers back on the road after a crash that wasn't their fault. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With courtesy he received them. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)And the school should, of course, have given you the courtesy of a reply. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the end, see or got through courtesy an own goal after Wales battered them. The Sun (2008)Australia were ripped to pieces while Samoa's back three barely received any inquiries courtesy of the boot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More than 18,000 were in the audience courtesy of a free ticket ballot, and half a million more watched on giant screens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then I came across something that appears to me to point the way - courtesy of the great game of football. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'courtesy'
British English: courtesy NOUN
Courtesy is politeness, respect, and consideration for others.
...a gentleman who behaves with the utmost courtesy towards ladies.
British English: courtesy ADJECTIVE
Courtesy is used to describe services that are provided free of charge by an organization to its customers, or to the general public.
A courtesy shuttle bus operates between the hotel and the town.
Definition of courtesy from the Collins English Dictionary
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