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English-German translation for: politeness
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Dictionary English German: politeness

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NOUN   politeness | -
 
SYNO   civility | politeness | niceness
politeness
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Vornehmheit {f}
politeness
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Höflichkeit {f}
politeness [refinement, elegance of manners]Abgeschliffenheit {f} [veraltet] [Eleganz der Umgangsformen]
2 Words
to practise politeness [Br.]Höflichkeit üben
exquisite politenessausgesuchte Höflichkeit {f}
firm politenessverbindliche Höflichkeit {f} [Umgang]
ling. linguistic politenesssprachliche Höflichkeit {f}
politeness (to sb.)Höflichkeit {f} (jdm. gegenüber)
ling. politeness formulaeHöflichkeitsformeln {pl}
politeness theoryHöflichkeitstheorie {f}
stiff politenesssteife Höflichkeit {f}
studied politenessvorgespielte Höflichkeit {f}
3 Words
out of politeness {adv}aus Höflichkeit
proverb Politeness costs nothing.Höflich zu sein kostet nichts.
act of politenessSache {f} der Höflichkeit
varnish of politenesshöfliche Äußerlichkeiten {pl}
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idiom He was politeness itself.Er war die Höflichkeit selber.
out of sheer politenessschon der Höflichkeit halber
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proverb Punctuality is the politeness of kings.Pünktlichkeit ist die Höflichkeit der Könige.
to tell sb. sth. with the utmost politenessjdm. etw. mit aller Höflichkeit sagen
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