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English-German translation for: polite
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Dictionary English German: polite

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English German
ADJ   polite | politer/more polite | politest/most polite
SYNO   civil | polite | civilised ... 
polite {adj}
polite {adj}
freundlich [Person]
polite {adj} [courteous]
artig [geh.] [veraltend] [höflich]
polite {adj} [attr.] [civilized, cultured] [e.g. polite society]
vornehm [fein] [bes. Gesellschaft]
2 Words
excessively polite {adj}überhöflich
more polite {adj}höflicher
most polite {adj}höflichste
polite tohöflich gegen
to be politehöflich sein
polite artsschöne Künste {pl}
polite mannershöfliche Manieren {pl}
polite manners {pl}höfliches Benehmen {n}
polite phraseHöflichkeitsfloskel {f} [pej.]
polite phraseHöflichkeitsformel {f}
polite receptionhöflicher Empfang {m}
polite smilehöfliches Lächeln {n}
polite societyfeine Gesellschaft {f}
polite wordhöfliches Wort {n}
3 Words
to be polite to sb.höflich zu jdm. sein
polite young manhöflicher junger Mann {m}
the polite world {sg}die feinen Leute {pl}
4 Words
acceptable in polite society {adj}salonfähig
polite form (of address)Höflichkeitsform {f} (der Anrede)
polite way of talkinghöfliche Ausdrucksweise {f}
5+ Words
(in order) to be polite {adv}höflichkeitshalber
to give sb. a polite brush-off / brush offjdm. eine höfliche / nette Abfuhr erteilen
Taxa/Species (Animals, Plants, Fungi)
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A 2023-05-28: he has (the) balls [not polite] / guts ... and he has what it takes
A 2021-02-12: UK usage is more polite, though
A 2018-05-26: Suggest polite query
A 2017-09-29: “She’s always polite” vs. “She’s always being polite”
A 2017-09-29: She's always being polite ~ to the extent of getting on everybody's nerves
A 2017-09-07: However she / he +[polite order]+ beat me to it, I'm afraid.
A 2016-07-08: Yes, it can be used as a polite form,
A 2016-01-17: [polite form]-Tags gelöscht!
Q 2016-01-14: [polite form]
A 2016-01-11: Hab noch ein paar weitere Sie-Sätze neu aufgemacht + EN mit [polite form] ...
A 2016-01-11: Ich öffne jetzt mal probeweise einen Sie-Satz und setze [polite form] dazu...
A 2016-01-10: polite form
A 2015-08-06: +We would be happy to do it ourselves+ would be more polite.
A 2015-05-28: Case of magnanimous polite banter?
A 2015-02-19: polite?
A 2015-02-14: Male anatomy in the crotch induces manspreading. In polite society boys ar...
Q 2015-01-17: very old, polite welcome
A 2014-11-19: The word is not meant to be bandied about in polite intercourse
A 2014-10-03: In other words, 'Silly question - of course you can help me'. And yes, 'Si...
A 2014-07-04: Go along the line of Lisa, it's much more polite.

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