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etiquette División en sílabas: et·i·quette
Pronunciación: /ˈedəkət/

Definición de etiquette en inglés:


The customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The basic code that helps maintain a healthy society is etiquette towards others.
  • Codes and etiquette are no way to deal with issues such as racism, sexism or homophobia.
  • She is also an ambassador for UNICEF, and has written a series of best-selling books on etiquette for women.
protocol, manners, accepted behavior, rules of conduct, decorum, good form;
custom, convention;
Computing  netiquette
informal the done thing
formal politesse


Mid 18th century: from French étiquette 'list of ceremonial observances of a court', also 'label, etiquette', from Old French estiquette (see ticket).

  • A French word which means literally ‘label or ticket’ and also ‘list of ceremonial observances at a royal court’. Its Old French root is the source of our word ticket. It is not completely clear why the word moved from meaning ‘ticket or label’ to ‘code of correct behaviour’, but people probably started thinking of an étiquette as a list of correct forms of behaviour.

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