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Definition of Polites

Polite
Polite Po*lite", a. [Compar. Politer; superl. Politest.] [L. politus, p. p. of polire to polish: cf. F. poli. See Polish, v.] 1. Smooth; polished. [Obs.] Rays of light falling on a polite surface. --Sir I. Newton. 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
Polite Po*lite", v. t. To polish; to refine; to render polite. [Obs.] --Ray.

Meaning of Polites from wikipedia

- Polites is the name of two characters in Gr**** mythology of the Trojan War, and a genus of butterflies. Polites (friend of Odysseus) is a Gr**** warrior...
- considered polite in one culture can sometimes be quite rude or simply eccentric in another cultural context. While the goal of politeness is to refrain...
- Polite may refer to: Politeness Polite (magazine), an American humor magazine Polite architecture or "the Polite", an architectural theory and style Lousaka...
- Asteroid 4867 Polites, named after Polites Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). "(4867) Polites". Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (4867) Polites. Springer Berlin...
- Polites carus, the carus skipper, is a species of gr**** skipper in the butterfly family Hesperiidae. The MONA or Hodges number for Polites carus is 4015...
- number for Polites baracoa is 4040. These two subspecies belong to the species Polites baracoa: Polites baracoa baracoa (Lucas, 1857) Polites baracoa loma...
- Politeness theory, of which proposers are Penelope Brown and Stephen C. Levinson, accounts for politeness which centers redressing the affronts to people's...
- Transit". Albert Hammond Jr. Retrieved August 22, 2007. "Little Lovers so Polite". Silversun Pickups. Retrieved March 10, 2008. "4 Real". Direct Current...
- Polites mystic, the long dash or long dash skipper, is a species of butterfly. The species is commonly found in north of North America and in mountains...
- not muster adequate support, was the policy of respecting and deferring politely to experts. (Those who were there will, I hope, remember that I tried very...
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