Translation of courtesy in Spanish:
noun plural -sies
- 1.1 uncountable (politeness) it is common courtesyyou could have had the courtesy to inform uses de (simple) cortesía or de buena educación(before noun) courtesy call o visitpodría haber tenido la gentileza de avisarnos(out of obligation)Example sentences1.2 countable (greeting) See examples: they exchanged courtesies
1.3 countable (favor) by courtesy ofse saludaron con las cortesías de rigor(before noun) courtesy buspor atención or gentileza decourtesy cardautobús (masculine) de cortesíacourtesy coachtarjeta (feminine) de cortesíacourtesy copyautobús (masculine) de cortesíaejemplar (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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