n (plural -sies)
- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (politeness) cortesía (feminine) it is common courtesy es de (simple) cortesía or de buena educación you could have had the courtesy to inform us podría haber tenido la gentileza de avisarnos (before noun/delante del nombre) courtesy call o visit visita (f) de cortesía (out of obligation) visita (f) de cumplido courtesy title tratamiento (masculine) de cortesíaMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (greeting) they exchanged courtesies se saludaron con las cortesías de rigor 1.3 countable/numerable (favor) atención (f), gentileza (f) by courtesy of por atención or gentileza de (before noun/delante del nombre) courtesy bus autobús (masculine) de cortesía courtesy car coche (feminine) de cortesía courtesy card tarjeta (feminine) de cortesía courtesy coach autobús (masculine) de cortesía courtesy copy ejemplar (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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The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.