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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Good manners. The formal rules for polite behaviour in society or in a particular group.

Usage examples (35)
  • Using good table manners is an important part of etiquette.
  • In one direction they lay upon us the bonds of what we call etiquette,
  • I believe no blunders in etiquette were committed.
  • And just like in other areas of our lives, etiquette is mandatory. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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