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Definition of Polite
PolitePolite Po*lite", a. [Compar. Politer; superl. Politest.]
[L. politus, p. p. of polire to polish: cf. F. poli. See
1. Smooth; polished. [Obs.]
Rays of light falling on a polite surface. --Sir I.
2. Smooth and refined in behavior or manners; well bred;
courteous; complaisant; obliging; civil.
He marries, bows at court, and grows polite. --Pope.
3. Characterized by refinement, or a high degree of finish;
as, polite literature. --Macaulay.
Syn: Polished; refined; well bred; courteous; affable;
urbane; civil; courtly; elegant; genteel.
Polite Po*lite", v. t.
To polish; to refine; to render polite. [Obs.] --Ray.
Meaning of Polite from wikipedia
to: Politeness Polite
architecture, or the polite
: a form of building design which
led and characterised
is the practical application
of good manners
or etiquette. It is a culturally defined
phenomenon, and therefore
what is considered polite
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to a person's 'face' by face-threatening acts. The concept
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is a politeness principle
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