Definition of 'politesse'
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The Mercedes, however (nobody likes large and expensive cars with badly-behaved drivers) was excluded from such politesse. LAST SHOT (1990)
`Well, I suppose... "With a stiff wave of his hand - a mock politesse, it seemed - he ushered her in. SORT OF RICH (1990)
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Used Rarely. politesse is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of politesse from the Collins English Dictionary
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