Translation of courtesy in Spanish:
noun plural -sies
- 1.1 uncountable (politeness) it is common courtesyes de (simple) cortesía or de buena educaciónyou could have had the courtesy to inform uspodría haber tenido la gentileza de avisarnos(before noun) courtesy call o visit(out of obligation) visita (feminine) de cumplidoExample sentences1.2 countable (greeting) they exchanged courtesies
se saludaron con las cortesías de rigor1.3 countable (favor) by courtesy ofpor atención or gentileza de(before noun) courtesy busautobús (masculine) de cortesíacourtesy cardtarjeta (feminine) de cortesíacourtesy coachautobús (masculine) de cortesíacourtesy copyejemplar (masculine) de obsequio
- I expect politeness and courtesy towards me as landowner, my family, friends, guests and visitors.
- They want lessons in politeness, courtesy, and most of all the correct way to drive a car in traffic.
- But that is not all: it is unfailing courtesy, especially towards the very old and the very young, that makes association with such men such a privilege.
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