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British English: /ˈkəːtɪsi/
American English: /ˈkərdəsi/

Translation of courtesy in French:


  • 1 to have the courtesy to do
    avoir la courtoisie de faire
    it is only common courtesy to do
    c'est la moindre des politesses de faire
    to do somebody the courtesy of doing [ironic]
    faire à quelqu'un le plaisir de faire
    to exchange courtesies
    faire des échanges de politesse
  • 2(by) courtesy of
    (with permission from) avec la gracieuse permission de (rightful owner)
    (with funds from) grâce à la générosité de (sponsor)
    (through the good offices of) grâce à (colleagues, police, employer)
    a free trip/flight courtesy of the airline
    un voyage/vol gratuit offert par la compagnie aérienne

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